The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Western Kentucky University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org.The entry-level Program is 3 years, (6 semesters and 3 summer sessions) consisting of 118 credit hours and 36 weeks of full time clinical education. The WKU DPT Program strives to prepare physical therapists who are generalists and who demonstrate competence, integrity, ethics, professional behaviors, and empathetic attitudes in their practices. The Mission of the WKU Doctor of Physical Therapy program is to prepare physical therapists who improve the quality of life of their patients and clients, especially in rural and underserved communities.
Accepted applicants will receive detailed information regarding the $500 non-refundable deposit in January or with the offer of acceptance. The $500 will be applied to the first year's Fall semester tuition and fees.
We give preference to applicants that have attended / or are attending WKU.
WKU offers its own internal Early Acceptance process. A LIMITED NUMBER of Early Acceptance class spaces will be available. Please refer to WKU Early Acceptance information on the WKU Program page, the WKU DPT webpage, or contact the WKU DPT department for additional details.