References must address your suitability for the field of physical therapy, your leadership qualities, your moral character, and your ability to succeed in the graduate level program.
Although we do not require observation hours, we highly recommend that you indicate all experiences working with patients in any medical setting in your application. In the PTCAS essay and the experience section, inform the committee why you have chosen Physical Therapy. We are looking at a PT letter of reference which is best obtained during working or observation hours.
The FPU DPT program in Arizona does not support visa applications and all candidates must be US citizens or permanent residents.