Franklin Pierce University (NH) PT Program at Manchester, NH
Doctor of Physical Therapy Program Jefferson Mill Building 670 North Commercial Street, Suite 301 Manchester NH 03101 United States
Phone+1 800.325.1090
Private
CAPTE Accredited
Bachelors Degree Required
Bachelor's degree required prior to matriculation into PT program?
Yes
Course Prerequisites
General Information
* Three prerequisite courses may be outstanding at the time of review, but these must be completed prior to the start of classes in August.

* If four or more prerequisite courses are outstanding, your application will be placed on hold until we receive your final grades.
Anatomy and/or Physiology (A&P) course prerequisites MUST be completed in biology, neuroscience, anatomy, or integrated physiology department
Yes
Anatomy & Physiology I
Cellular & systematic aspects of human body.
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Required
Credits
SH: 4
QS: 6
Acceptable Courses
  • A&P: COMBINED Course (eg. A&P)
  • A&P: Comparative
  • A&P: Human
  • A&P: SEPARATE courses
Anatomy & Physiology II
Cellular & systematic aspects of human body.
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Required
Credits
SH: 4
QS: 6
Acceptable Courses
  • A&P: COMBINED Course (eg. A&P)
  • A&P: Comparative
  • A&P: Human
  • A&P: SEPARATE courses
Biology I
Must be at the level of a science major. Botany and Zoology courses are NOT acceptable.
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Not Required
Credits
SH: 3 or 4
QS: 5
Acceptable Courses
  • Biology: Advanced
  • Biology: Cell
  • Biology: Embryology
  • Biology: General
  • Biology: General I
  • Biology: Genetics
  • Biology: Histology
  • Biology: Immunology
  • Biology: Microbiology
  • Biology: Molecular
Biology II
Must be at the level of a science major. Botany and Zoology are NOT acceptable.
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Not Required
Credits
SH: 3 or 4
QS: 5
Acceptable Courses
  • Biology: Advanced
  • Biology: Cell
  • Biology: Embryology
  • Biology: General II
  • Biology: Genetics
  • Biology: Histology
  • Biology: Immunology
  • Biology: Microbiology
  • Biology: Molecular
Chemistry I
Fundamental chemistry principles presented at level appropriate for pre-professional or science majors.
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Required
Credits
SH: 4
QS: 6
Acceptable Courses
  • Chemistry I
  • Chemistry: Biochemistry
  • Chemistry: Inorganic
  • Chemistry: Organic
Chemistry II
Fundamental chemistry principles presented at level appropriate for pre-professional or science majors.
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Required
Credits
SH: 4
QS: 6
Acceptable Courses
  • Chemistry II
  • Chemistry: Biochemistry
  • Chemistry: Inorganic
  • Chemistry: Organic
Physics I
Algebra-based. Covers mechanics, heat, sound, electricity, magnetism, optics.
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Required
Credits
SH: 4
QS: 6
Acceptable Courses
  • Physics I
  • Physics: Any
Physics II
Algebra-based. Covers mechanics, heat, sound, electricity, magnetism, optics.
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Required
Credits
SH: 4
QS: 6
Acceptable Courses
  • Physics II
  • Physics: Any
Psychology
Must be a course offered through the Psychology Department.
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Not Applicable
Credits
SH: 3
QS: 4.5
Acceptable Courses
  • Psychology: Abnormal
  • Psychology: Adolescent
  • Psychology: Advanced
  • Psychology: Any
  • Psychology: Child
  • Psychology: Death & Dying
  • Psychology: Developmental
  • Psychology: General
  • Psychology: General I
  • Psychology: General II
  • Psychology: Growth & Development
  • Psychology: Human Behavior
  • Psychology: Life Span Development
  • Psychology: Psychopathology
  • Psychology: Rehabilitation
  • Psychology: Social
  • Psychology: Sports
  • Psychology: Statistics
Statistics
Graphical & qualitative description of data, binomial, normal and t-distributions, one- and two- sample hypothesis tests and confidence intervals, simple linear regressions and correlations.
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Not Applicable
Credits
SH: 3
QS: 4.5
Acceptable Courses
  • Biology: Biostatistics
  • Business: Statistics
  • Mathematics: Statistics
  • Psychology: Statistics