Application Requirements / NEW Procedures
TWU will be participating in the Physical Therapist Centralized Application Service known as PTCAS, beginning July 2015 for the applicants applying to the Entry DPT program for fall 2016.
Application deadline: October 15, 2015.
- Application Opens July 1, 2015. Apply early to allow time for processing.
- Updated GRE PTCAS Code 1673
- Steps for applying
Fall 2015 Physical Therapy Rankings Announced
TWU PT program ranks #2
Graduate Programs is pleased to announce its Fall 2015 Physical Therapy Grad Rankings according to students, enumerating the best graduate programs in the country based solely on ratings and reviews from current or recent graduate students posted on www.graduateprograms.com.
Program rankings, compiled using data gathered between Sepptember1, 2012 and September 30, 2015, encompass reviews posted by more that 70,000 students participating in over 1.600 graduate programs nationwide. Ratings are based on a 10 star system (with 1 being the worst and 10 being the best).
For specific rankings, please click on the Physical Therapy Rankings page. TWU's Physical Therapy ranks #2.
The School of PT would like to welcome
two new faculty.
Dr. Kathy Shirley, Assistant Clinical Professor, to the Dallas faculty and Dr. Jennifer Ellison, Visiting Associate Professor to Houston Faculty. Dr. Shirley has served the School of PT as the Supplemental Learning Lab Coordinator on the Dallas campus and now joins us in a faculty position. She is board certified in Geriatric and Orthopedic physical therapy. Dr. Ellison comes to us from UTMB in Galveston. Her research interests include physical therapy interventions for people with orthopedic dysfunction and gait analysis in patients with musculoskeletal and neuromuscular dysfunction.
Dr. Alex Ortiz & Dr. Wayne Brewer awarded THECB Grant
The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has awarded a two year grant totaling $149,774 to Drs. Alex Ortiz and Dr. Wayne Brewer, Physical Therapy – Houston for a project entitled “Selecting Under-represented Cohorts and Creating Enhancement of Skills and Scholastic Achievement in Physical Therapy (SUCCESS-PT).”
Dr. Charity Maqueda talks about the opportunities that TWU PT offers
Application Deadlines for Fall 2016
- July 1, 2015 - Begin accepting applications for fall 2016
- Final deadline is now October 15, 2015
- December 15, 2015 - Target date for notifying accepted students
- January 30, 2016 - Target date for notifying Alternates