IMPORTANT Announcement: Starting in 2016, the TTUHSC DPT Program will ONLY accept
applications through the PTCAS system.
The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program within the School of Health Professions
(SHP) at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) is a three year entry-level
professional program. Graduates of the TTUHSC DPT Program are qualified to apply for
State Licensure and sit for the National Physical Therapy Licensure Examination (NPTE).
The mission of the DPT program is to educate students to be autonomous, evidence-based
practitioners who improve the health of people through the application of their clinical
skills, collaboration with other health care professionals, and commitment to life-long
learning and community service.
The DPT program is offered on three campuses: Lubbock, Amarillo and Odessa. The physical facilities at the three campuses include modern, high tech teaching
and laboratory equipment designed to facilitate an optimal learning environment.
Consistent with the TTUHSC Mission and School of Health Professions (SHP) Mission, faculty of the DPT program are committed to teaching, research, and service. The
Center for Rehabilitation Research, within the School of Health Professions, consists
of four clinical research laboratories (Clinical Biomechanics, Clinical Postural Control,
Clinical Musculoskeletal, and Clinical Anatomy). This center serves as one of many
resources for faculty to productively pursue scholarship.
Should you have any questions related to prerequisites, application deadlines, or
the application process, please e-mail our Office of Admissions and Student Affairs
at: firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information or answers to questions directly related to the DPT program
or curriculum, please view the DPT FAQS under Program Resources. If you have further
questions, please e-mail the program director, Dr. Kerry Gilbert.
The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences
Center is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
(CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314: telephone: 703-706-3245;
email: email@example.com; website: http://www.capteonline.org.
The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is accredited by the Southern Association
of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, doctoral,
and professional degrees. Contact the
Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, or call
404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of the Texas Tech University Health
Sciences Center. The commission should be contacted only if there is evidence that
appears to support the institution's significant non-compliance with a requirement
A member of the Texas Tech University System, TTUHSC has been accredited by the Southern
Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges as a separate institution
from Texas Tech University since 2004. TTUHSC received its reaffirmation of accreditation
from SACSCOC in 2009. The next reaffirmation is scheduled for 2019.
Attention: The TTUHSC DPT Program Prerequisites, Application Requirements, and Application
deadline has changed. Click here for more information.