Physical Therapy

Program Summary

The Doctor of Physical Therapy program enhances your problem-solving skills while developing an evidence-based practice. You will gain experience through a broad range of clinical experiences in the PT laboratory and in health care facilities as you develop professional skills.

Graduate Catalog Program Information

Program-Specific Admission Information and Requirements

Affiliated College: College of Health and Human Sciences

Degree(s) Offered: D.P.T.

Program Requires GRE: Yes

Letters of Recommendation: 3

University Requirements

Application Deadlines

The program admits students once a year. NIU's D.P.T. program starts in the summer semester. Students are admitted upon successful completion of the undergraduate requirements.

Applicants must complete the NIU Graduate School application and the PTCAS application by October 1.

For assistance with PTCAS, contact Customer Service Monday-Friday 9 a.m. -5 p.m. Eastern Time at 617-612-2040 or

Applications competed after October 1 will be moved to consideration for the next available semester or term.

Internationals Living Abroad Applicants Residing in the U.S.
Summer May 1 October 1

For More Information

School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders
Wirtz Hall 323
Program website

Director of Graduate Studies and Application Contact
M.J. Blaschak

Application Contact

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