Bowling Green State University School of Physical Therapy | Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
104 Health and Human Services Building Bowling Green OH 43403 United States
Phone+1 419.216.0002
Public
CAPTE Developing
Supplemental Requirements
Supplemental FEE required?
No
Supplemental APPLICATION required?
Yes - for selected applicants only
Supplemental MATERIALS required?
Yes - for selected applicants only
Description of supplemental materials required
Applicants who are offered admission to the BGSU DPT program will be required to complete the application process with the BGSU Graduate School.
Supplemental forms and materials required by program - item 1
Applicants admitted to the program must complete the admissions process via the BGSU Graduate College.
Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
Is GRE Required?
No
Reference Requirements
Physical Therapist-1
Applicant must send a reference from one or more evaluators in this category
Physical Therapist-2
Evaluator type accepted
Professor in Major
Evaluator type accepted
Professor
Evaluator type accepted
Academic
Evaluator type accepted
Supervisor/Employer
Evaluator type accepted
Teaching Assistant
Evaluator type not accepted
PTA
Evaluator type not accepted
Pre-PT Advisor
Evaluator type not accepted
Politician
Evaluator type not accepted
Health Care Professional
Evaluator type accepted
Friend
Evaluator type not accepted
Family Member
Evaluator type not accepted
Co-worker
Evaluator type not accepted
Clergy
Evaluator type not accepted
Other
Evaluator type not accepted
Number of references required by program
3
Additional information about program's reference requirements
The BGSU DPT program requires 3 letters from references. At least 1 reference must be from a licensed physical therapist. At least 1 reference must be from a non-licensed professional such as a professor. At least 1 reference must be from someone who can speak to applicant's communication skills and/or ability to work with the public, such as a coach or supervisor.
PT Observation Hours
Information about your PT requirements
The BGSU DPT Program requires a minimum of 40 hours of observation with a licensed physical therapist.
Program's PT hours requirement
PT hours are required - a licensed PT must verify hours w/ signed form uploaded or online via PTCAS
Total number of PT Hours REQUIRED
40
DEADLINE for completion of all PT hours
05/16/2022
Paid
Accepted/Considered
Volunteer
Accepted/Considered
Inpatient
Accepted/Considered
Outpatient
Accepted/Considered
GPA Requirements
Overall Undergraduate Cumulative
3.0
Program-specific prerequisite
3.0
Math and Science GPA
3.0
Last 60 semester hours/90 quarter hours (see note below)
3.5
Additional information about program's GPA requirements
An applicant's GPA of the last 60 semester hours/90 quarter hours will only be used if the Overall Cumulative GPA is below 3.0.
Background Checks
Background check required prior to matriculation.
Yes
Program participates in PTCAS Background Check process through Certiphi Screening.
No
International Students
Program considers Canadian coursework?
Yes
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Send WES foreign evaluation for Canadian courses to PTCAS
Program policy for non-U.S. (foreign/international) coursework
Send WES foreign transcript evaluation to PTCAS (recommended)
Are non-native English Speakers required to submit TOEFL scores?
Yes
Citizenship requirements
Citizenship types eligible for admission U.S. citizens
U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent residents