Georgia State University

Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions

Physical Therapy

Address:

33 Gilmer St.

Atlanta, GA 30302

United States

Phone:

1-404-651-3221

Fax:

1-404-651-1427

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Physical Therapy

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Class Size Approximately 40 students enter each fall semester (August) Curriculum Traditional education utilizing lectures, case scenarios, and patient lab experiences. Program Length 9 Full Consecutive Semesters, including 3 summer sessions Internships Students complete 5 clinical internships. Students may be assigned to clinics in any of the 50 states. We currently have over 200 active sites. Location Located in the heart of Atlanta and within the largest urban university in Georgia, we are within blocks of some of the finest healthcare facilities in the country. National Licensure Pass Rate For the classes of 2012, 2010, 2009: 99% Graduation Rates For the classes of 2012, 2010, 2009: 100% Employment Rate For the classes of 2011, 2010, 2009: 99%

Accreditation:

Accreditation The Physical Therapy program at Georgia State University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org;

International Student Requirements:

Additional items for international students: Foreign Student Financial Statement (for international applicants seeking a student visa). Official TOEFL score (for applicants whose native language is not English). International credential evaluation (for applicants who have completed any education outside the U.S.).

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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