The Hybrid Entry Level DPT (HE-DPT) program is CAPTE accredited (Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: email@example.com; website: www.capteonline.org) as an expansion of the Ft. Lauderdale program.
Rolling admissions means that complete student applications will be reviewed by the Committee on Admissions as they arrive. Once the class is filled the admissions process is complete. It is to the applicant’s advantage to apply early in the admissions cycle.
Yes. Once your application has been processed by PTCAS, The admission department at Nova Southeastern University will send the applicant a supplemental application. It typically takes several weeks before an applicant receives the supplemental application.
If you have not completed all admissions requirements (for example, your bachelor’s degree or prerequisite courses) you may still be considered by the Committee on Admissions. Any offer of admission that you receive; however, will be contingent upon your satisfactory completion of all admissions requirements.
Students are allowed to work while in the program. The majority of our students work at least part time and some even work full-time. The amount and type of work a student can handle while in the program varies from person to person. The flexible format of the program allows students the opportunity to work, it is important to keep in mind that it is still a full-time doctoral program.
Early decision is a binding option for applicants who have decided that the Hybrid DPT program is their first choice and that they will enroll if accepted. As an early decision applicant, you can apply to only 1 PTCAS program until a decision on your application has been made by the Committee on Admission. For more information on NSU early decision process please see http://www.ptcas.org/ptcas/public/Listing.aspx?seqn=1613&navid=10737426784
For your application to be considered for admission to the Hybrid DPT program, you must meet the minimum requirements for GPA of 3.0 in all three categories: Science and Math, Prerequisites and Overall GPA.
No. The Hybrid DPT program is delivered with a thoughtful and purposeful blending of face-to-face and online instruction. Every month students are required to attend the face-to-face weekend institute. These institutes occur Thursday - Sunday and are almost always 4 weeks apart from one another. Sometimes the institutes are more than 4 weeks apart due to various breaks and holidays.
Yes. The hybrid faculty members work full-time at the Tampa Campus during both the online and face-to-face portions of the program. The only exception, are the adjunct faculty members who teach a few of classes within the curriculum.
No. There is no grade forgivness. When calculating your GPA all earned grades are included and averaged together in the GPA calculations. For example, if you oringinally earned a "C" in Physics I, then retook Physics I and earned an "A", the caculated GPA would average these two grades. The "A" does not replace the "C".