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Physical Therapy (PhD)

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Application Procedures

  1. A completed application form along with a non-refundable application fee of $50
  2. Official transcripts from all undergraduate, professional, and graduate institutions attended, sent directly to the NSU Office of Enrollment Processing Services from other institutions.
  3. Three letters of evaluation from individuals who can evaluate applicant's performance as a physical therapist and/or the applicant's potential for doctoral studies. One of them must come from a physical therapy professor with a terminal research doctoral degree.
  4. Official GRE scores with writing component (GRE scores must be less than five years old. The NSU code number is 5522); Official TOEFL scores if appropriate.

Foreign Course Work

Undergraduate course work taken at a foreign institution must be evaluated for U.S. institution equivalence by one of the three services listed below. You should contact:

World Education Services, Inc.
Bowling Green Station
P.O. Box 5087
New York, NY 10274-5087
(212) 966-6311

Foreign Credentialing Commission on Physical Therapy (FCCPT) *
511 Wythe Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
(703) 684-8406
* This agency specializes in evaluation for U.S. PT licensure.

Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc.
P.O. Box 415070
Milwaukee, WI 53203
(414) 289-3400

International Consultant of Delaware,Inc.
3600 Market Street
Suite 450
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215)222-8454, ext 603

Admissions Materials

All admissions materials must be sent to:

Enrollment Processing Services
Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue, P.O. Box 299000
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314-9905

Applicant Evaluation

After an evaluation of the credentials, qualified applicants may be contacted for a phone interview.

Additional Information

For more information, please call NSU's Office of Admissions at (954) 262-1110.

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