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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.

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 (3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085; phone: 703.706.3245; email: If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 863.680.5126 or email

Candidate for Accreditation is an accreditation status of affiliation with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education that indicates the program may matriculate students in technical/professional courses.  Achievement of Candidate for Accreditation status does not assure that the program will be granted initial accreditation.

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School of Physical Therapy

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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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Dr. Jehad Alzyoud

Assistant Professor

Dr. Alex Siyufy

Associate Professor