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ADVANCE spotlights PT programs across the nation:


  • Sunny Studies: A.T. Still University in Arizona offers computerized learning environment and great faculty support.



  • Aiming High: The University of Colorado Denver offers a program whose quality matches the altitude of its Rocky Mountain location.


  • Gator Nation: The University of Florida offers one of the best PT programs in the country and a championship sports culture.
  • Growth Spurt: As a university and school of physical therapy, South Florida is coming on strong.
  • More Than Beautiful Weather: Department of PT at the University of Miami features dedicated faculty, enthusiastic students and creative energy.


  • Golden Opportunity: North Georgia College & State University emphasizes problem-based learning in a scenic mountain locale.


  • My Kind of Town: The University of Illinois at Chicago offers premier PT education in one of America's most prominent cities.


  • Heartland Heritage: Midwestern values and excellent faculty combine to make the University of Iowa a top physical therapy school.



  • Maine Focus: Coastal beauty, small-town charm, personal touches highlight University of New England.


  • Classes, Clinicals and Crabcakes: The University of Maryland Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science in Baltimore combines quality education with a great location.
  • Prime-Time PTAs: Program offered by Chesapeake Area Consortium for Higher Education produces well-regarded physical therapist assistants.


  • Gateway to Education: Maryville University in St. Louis offers entry-level DPT curriculum with a distinctive format.
  • Gateway to Excellence: Washington University in St. Louis provides high-quality education in an environment of innovation.


  • Frontier Freedom: Beautiful natural surroundings form the backdrop for PT education at the University of Montana.


  • Towers Over the Plains: Creighton University launched the nation's first DPT program and is still going strong.

New York:

  • Diversity Celebrated: Long Island University addresses cultural competence among patient and student populations.
  • NY State of Mind: Mercy College offers distinctive curriculum in a convenient weekend setting.
  • Start Spreading the News: New York University provides top physical therapy education in the nation's most famous city.

North Carolina:

  • Duke Dynasty: A storied history of excellence embodies the physical therapy program at Duke University.
  • Going to the Chapel: The University of North Carolina Division of Physical Therapy offers collaboration and college-town charm.


  • Outdoor Education: Pacific University in Oregon combines PT education with great scenery and recreational opportunities.


  • Keeping the Faith: College Misericordia emphasizes individual attention and giving students a chance.
  • Philly Flavor: Drexel University offers high-tech rehab education in one of America's most vibrant and cultural cities.
  • Pride of Pittsburgh: Duquesne University's DPT program and location in one of America's urban centers make it an attractive destination for physical therapy students.
  • PTA Promise: Developments at Harcum College reflect growing interest in PTA education.
  • Wild About Widener: Widener University offers distinctive elective options and great health care resources in southeastern Pennsylvania.

Rhode Island:

  • Rhode to Success: The PT department at University of Rhode Island emphasizes individual attention and student involvement.


  • Smoky Mountain High: Beautiful setting, affordable tuition and quality faculty at East Tennessee State University.


  • Deep in the Heart: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center seeks excellent students for its challenging physical therapy program.


  • Salt Lake Study: Stunning scenery and talented faculty are among the many attractive features of the University of Utah.


  • Sound Preparation: The University of Washington offers graduate PT degrees in a great environment for outdoor activities.


  •  Early Education: Marquette's prestigious physical therapy program targets new high school graduates.


i am a student in San Francisco State in Kinesiology major. i am also an international student who would like to go to PT or PTA school in California. Is anyone could provide me what i should do before graduate in 2010 so that i would not fall behind any applications. Thanks
Kenny Leung

kenny leungJuly 13, 2009
oakland, CA


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