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Arnold School of Public Health


The program’s admissions process insures that admitted students have the background to succeed. Admission to the DPT program requires that students have obtained a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution of higher education.

In addition, all students enrolled in the program are required to have successfully completed selected prerequisite coursework prior to enrollment, including those listed below. An in-depth list of prerequisites is available on the PTCAS site.

Prerequisite Credit hours Notes
 Physics 8 Must include lab 
 Statistics 3  
 Chemistry 8 Must include lab 
 Biology 8 Must include lab 
 Human Anatomy and Physiology 8  8 hours of Anatomy and Physiology; can be 8 hours of combined Anatomy and Physiology or 4 hours of Anatomy and 4 hours of Physiology