Doctor of Physical Therapy

Please be advised that the incoming class of DPT students (Class of 2023) has been filled. For this class, the average prerequisite GPA is 3.6 and the average GRE scores are 152 (Quantitative) and 152 (Verbal).

Welcome to the Department of Physical Therapy at Tennessee State University!

Tennessee State University is the first university in Middle Tennessee to graduate physical therapists. The Department of Physical Therapy offers the entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree in a three-year lockstep format, which begins in the summer session of the first year and ends in the spring semester of the third year.

The faculty and staff in the Department of Physical Therapy look forward to assisting you with any queries you may have about the program.

Feel free to contact us at (615) 963-5881.


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