Admissions

Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program

The physical therapy department admits 48 students each summer to the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program. The deadline to submit all required admission materials, including completed observation hours, is November 1 each year for potential admission during the following summer. Admissions criteria are reviewed by the faculty annually and are subject to change.

Prospective students are required to:

Selected applicants will be asked to participate in an on-campus interview.

To complete the curriculum, prospective students must be able to perform essential tasks that involve physical dexterity, strength, and repetitive movements.

Any prospective student who has a documented disability and may require assistance should contact the Disability Resource Center at 702-895-0866 or TDD 702-895-0652.

Students should also review the program’s estimated costs, frequently asked questions, and essential functions.

For all admissions questions, contact Dr. Keoni Kins at 702-895-3072 or keoni.kins@unlv.edu.

Doctor of Philosophy in Interdisciplinary Health Sciences

The department also offers a rehabilitative sub-plan for the Doctor of Philosophy in Interdisciplinary Health Sciences degree. Consult the degree page for details, or email daniel.young@unlv.edu for additional information.