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Hawaii Pacific University Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
1 Aloha Tower Drive Honolulu HI 96813 United States
Phone+1 808.829.3820
Private
CAPTE Candidate
Bachelors Degree Required
Bachelor's degree required prior to matriculation into PT program?
Yes
Course Prerequisites
General Information
General Information
- Grades Below "C-" in prerequisite courses will not be accepted.

- If a prerequisite course is repeated, the credit hours assigned to the course may be counted only once in fulfilling the required number of hours. The pre-requisite GPA will be determined using the highest course grade achieved; however, both grades will be calculated into the cumulative GPA.
Anatomy and/or Physiology (A&P) course prerequisites MUST be completed in biology, neuroscience, anatomy, or integrated physiology department
Yes
Link to program's prerequisite instructions
Anatomy & Physiology I
Coursework older than 5 years will not be accepted
Applicants must complete Anatomy and Physiology courses within the past five years, prior to application, or demonstrate ongoing work experiences that have kept this knowledge current (e.g. physical therapist assistant, certified athletic trainer, etc.).
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Required
Credits
SH: 4
QS: 5
Acceptable Courses
  • A&P: Advanced
  • A&P: Animal
  • A&P: Biological Structure General Anatomy
  • A&P: COMBINED Course (eg. A&P)
  • A&P: General Anatomy
  • A&P: Human
  • A&P: Mammalian
  • A&P: Physiology
  • A&P: SEPARATE courses
  • A&P: Vertebrate
Anatomy & Physiology II
Coursework older than 5 years will not be accepted
Applicants must complete Anatomy and Physiology courses within the past five years, prior to application, or demonstrate ongoing work experiences that have kept this knowledge current (e.g. physical therapist assistant, athletic trainer, etc.).
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Required
Credits
SH: 4
QS: 5
Acceptable Courses
  • A&P: Advanced
  • A&P: Animal
  • A&P: Biological Structure General Anatomy
  • A&P: COMBINED Course (eg. A&P)
  • A&P: General Anatomy
  • A&P: Human
  • A&P: Mammalian
  • A&P: Physiology
  • A&P: SEPARATE courses
  • A&P: Vertebrate
Biology I
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Recommended
Credits
SH: 3
QS: 4
Acceptable Courses
  • A&P: Exercise Physiology
  • A&P: Neuroanatomy
  • A&P: Neurophysiology
  • A&P: Pathophysiology
  • Biology: Advanced
  • Biology: Cell
  • Biology: Embryology
  • Biology: General
  • Biology: General I
  • Biology: Genetics
  • Biology: Histology
  • Biology: Immunology
  • Biology: Microbiology
  • Biology: Molecular
  • Biology: Zoology
Biology II
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Recommended
Credits
SH: 3
QS: 4
Acceptable Courses
  • A&P: Exercise Physiology
  • A&P: Neuroanatomy
  • A&P: Neurophysiology
  • A&P: Pathophysiology
  • Biology: Cell
  • Biology: Embryology
  • Biology: General II
  • Biology: Genetics
  • Biology: Histology
  • Biology: Immunology
  • Biology: Microbiology
  • Biology: Molecular
  • Biology: Zoology
Chemistry I
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
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Required
Credits
SH: 4
QS: 6
Acceptable Courses
  • Chemistry II
  • Chemistry: Biochemistry
  • Chemistry: Inorganic
  • Chemistry: Organic
English Composition / Writing
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Not Applicable
Credits
SH: 3
QS: 4
Acceptable Courses
  • English Composition
  • English Composition I
  • English Composition II
  • Technical Writing
  • Writing
Physics I
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Required
Credits
SH: 4
QS: 6
Acceptable Courses
  • Physics I
  • Physics: General
Physics II
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Required
Credits
SH: 4
QS: 6
Acceptable Courses
  • Physics II
  • Physics: General
Psychology
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Not Applicable
Credits
Acceptable Courses
  • Psychology: Any
Psychology
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Not Applicable
Credits
SH: 3
QS: 4
Acceptable Courses
  • Psychology: Abnormal
  • Psychology: Developmental
  • Psychology: Growth & Development
  • Psychology: Life Span Development
  • Psychology: Psychopathology
Statistics
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Not Applicable
Credits
SH: 3
QS: 4
Acceptable Courses
  • Statistics: Any