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DPT Admission Information

Thank you for choosing the UNLV Doctor of Physical Therapy program to pursue your passion for helping others. Demand for physical therapists is growing rapidly, and the highly ranked Doctor of Physical Therapy program at UNLV will prepare you to evaluate and treat diverse populations of patients. Students graduating with this degree will be entry-level physical therapists.

About the DPT Program

The Doctor of Physical Therapy degree is a three-year lock-step program. The program comprises intense academic and clinical work spread out over six semesters and three summers as well as 112 credit hours of graduate course work dividied among classroom, clinical, and research activities. The clinical education portion of the curriculum involves 39.5 weeks of experience in a variety of settings.


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For questions about UNLVPT admissions, email dpt.admissions@unlv.edu.