Dual-Degree BS in Health Science Studies/Doctor of Physical Therapy (3+3)

Program Contact: Michelle Broggi 203-582-8057 or Ken Kosior 203-582-3931 

This program is for direct entry only. Students accepted into the HSS-DPT program as first-year students may complete the Bachelor of Science in Health Science Studies in three years. All students must complete 121 university credits to include the required University Curriculum (UC) courses, DPT required courses, and a minor in an area of interest. Students must achieve a 3.2 cumulative GPA and a 3.2 average for 46 credits of selected math and science courses for admission to the graduate Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program. In this fast-paced curriculum, students are expected to enroll in course work during summer terms (two courses per summer) and a J-term (one course in one J-term). Online courses are available for summer and J-term coursework.

The Department of Physical Therapy Graduate Admissions Committee is responsible for evaluating and ensuring that all early-assurance candidates meet the requirements of the preprofessional component of the program.