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Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Program in Physical Therapy
Florida A & M University Division of Physical Therapy Lewis-Beck Building, 334 Palmer Ave Tallahassee FL 32307 United States
Phone+1 850.599.8169
Phone 2 +1 850.519.0393
Public
CAPTE Accredited
Supplemental Requirements
Supplemental FEE required?
Yes
Supplemental fee amount
$30
Supplemental APPLICATION required?
Yes
Supplemental MATERIALS required?
Yes
Description of supplemental materials required
The FAMU Graduate Office of Admission also requires:

(1) Graduate School Application which includes a Residency Classification section.  Choose the correct FAMU Admission Application form for your specific circumstance:

* For current FAMU students and FAMU alumni
* For Non-FAMU U.S. Students
* For International Students

To access go to http://www.famu.edu/graduatestudies/m/assets/File/GradApp_NF_08262011.pdf
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(2) Immunization Form (required at time of matriculation into the program; if accepted into the program)
Go to http://www.famu.edu/index.cfm?shs&Immunizations. To expedite processing, please download and print the Immunization Form and mail the completed form to the address specified on the form.
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(3) Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL= 550/paper-based; 80 internet-based) sent directly to the PTCAS TOEFL code 5312 from the Educational Testing Service *OR* International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores (6.5) sent to FAMU, if an applicant is from a country where English is not the official language, when an applicant's degree is not from an accredited U.S. institution, or if an applicant did not earn a degree in a country where English is the only official language or from a university where English is the only official language of instruction.
Supplemental forms and materials required by program - item 1
FAMU Graduate School Application and Residency Classification Form
Supplemental forms and materials required by program - item 2
FAMU Immunization Form (student to provide at orientation, if accepted into the program)
Supplemental forms and materials required by program - item 3
FAMU Supplemental Fee of $30
Supplemental forms and materials required by program - item 4
TOEFL or IELTS Scores
Deadline for Submission of Supplemental Materials
10/15/2022
Link to supplemental forms or instructions
Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
Is GRE Required?
Yes
Your program's GRE codes
University GRE code
5215
Last acceptable GRE test date for this cycle
10/15/2022
Additional information about program's GRE requirements
Applicants MUST take the Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing sections. 
Minimum and average GRE scores
Verbal reasoning scaled score
150
Quantitative reasoning scaled score
150
Analytical writing scaled score
3.0
Reference Requirements
Physical Therapist-1
Applicant must send one reference from this specific type of evaluator
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 accepted
Pre-PT Advisor
Evaluator type 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 accepted
Other
Evaluator type not accepted
Number of references required by program
3
Additional information about program's reference requirements
Three professional letters of reference are required, one by a physical therapist, addressing your ability to succeed in a graduate program.
PT Observation Hours
Information about your PT requirements
A minimum of 20 hours of volunteer/observation/work experience in a physical therapy setting. (Evidence should be in the form of letters(s),  signed by the department physical therapist(s), or the designated facility volunteer coordinator).
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
30
Total number of PT Hours RECOMMENDED
60
DEADLINE for completion of all PT hours
10/15/2022
Paid
Not Accepted
Volunteer
Required
Inpatient
Accepted/Considered
Outpatient
Accepted/Considered
GPA Requirements
Overall Undergraduate Cumulative
3.00
Program-specific prerequisite
3.00
Science & Math combined GPA
3.00
Last 60 credits GPA
3.00
Additional information about program's GPA requirements
Applicants seeking admission must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale over the last 60 credit hours or 90 quarter hours (whichever one is applicable) of undergraduate study.
Background Checks
Background check required prior to matriculation.
No
Program participates in PTCAS Background Check process through Certiphi Screening.
No
International Students
Program considers Canadian coursework?
Yes
CanadianTranscriptsDictionary
Send original Canadian transcript to PTCAS (recommended)
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, Canadian citizens, Foreign (non-U.S.) citizens with a visa
Additional information about program's policy on foreign coursework
English translation required for original foreign transcripts. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL= 550/paper-based; 80 internet-based) sent directly to the PTCAS TOEFL code 5312 from the Educational Testing Service *OR* International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores (6.5) sent to FAMU, if an applicant is from a country where English is not the official language, when an applicant's degree is not from an accredited U.S. institution, or if an applicant did not earn a degree in a country where English is the only official language or from a university where English is the only official language of instruction.