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Welcome to the Grand Valley State University Department of Physical Therapy website. We are pleased that you have an interest in this profession and in our program. A career in physical therapy is rewarding on many levels. Physical therapists are valued for their ability to evaluate, diagnose, treat and prevent disorders of human movement in a wide variety of clinical and community settings. The Physical Therapy program at Grand Valley State University is well situated along the Medical Mile in Grand Rapids and enjoys an outstanding reputation among its students and in the community.  Read more



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The Doctorate of Physical Therapy admission requirements and application for admission are available online. The $30.00 application fee is waived for undergraduate alumni of Grand Valley.

Courses Offered

The DPT in physical therapy requires 120 credits over 3 consecutive years. See the full course list.