Doctor of Physical Therapy

The application period for the next class will begin July 1, 2019. For reference purposes, the average prerequisite GPA of students recently admitted to the program (Class of 2022) is 3.57 and the average GRE scores are 152 (quantitative) and 153 (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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