VCU Bulletins

Physical Therapy, Doctor of (D.P.T.)

Mary S. Shall, PT, Ph.D.
Professor and chair
(804) 828-0234

Judy Kendrick
D.P.T. admissions coordinator
(804) 828-0234


VCU’s Department of Physical Therapy offers a three-year degree program leading to a Doctor of Physical Therapy. The professional track prepares students for entry into the profession by teaching them to evaluate and manage patients with physical therapy problems effectively and in accordance with ethical principles. It also provides students with strategies to continually define and meet their own educational needs in order to keep skills and knowledge current throughout their professional careers.

Applicants must meet the following requirements for entry into the Doctor of Physical Therapy program:

Application deadline is Nov. 2. Visit the Department of Physical Therapy Web site for application instructions.

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