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School of Physical Therapy

Earn a DPT Degree That is Invaluable

The mission of the School of Physical Therapy is to prepare entry level physical therapy practitioners through dynamic engaged learning experiences and equip them with skills to provide patient-centered, evidence based care, and have a positive impact on the community.

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You’ll build the skills and experience necessary to launch a successful physical therapy career in one of the nation’s top-rated, fastest-growing professions.

CAPTE Statement

Effective 5/15/19, Florida Southern College School of Physical Therapy has been granted Candidate for Accreditation status by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA, 22314; phone: 703.706.3245; email: accreditation@apta.org). If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 863.680.5126 or email nnuzzo@flsouthern.edu.

Candidate for Accreditation is a pre-accreditation status of affiliation with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education that indicates the program is progressing toward accreditation and may matriculate students in technical/professional courses. Candidate for Accreditation is not an accreditation status nor does it assure eventual accreditation.

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Questions? Contact

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beth Hawk

DPT Office Coordinator
863.680.4718

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Dr. Jehad Alzyoud

Assistant Professor
863.680.4525

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Dr. Alex Siyufy

Associate Professor
863.680.4719

Pursue Your Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

You’ll complete your DPT in two and a half years so you can get a jump start on taking your licensure exams and applying for jobs.

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