Physical Therapy Schools In Florida

There are many colleges and universities found in Florida. Two of the most popular and largest schools are Miami Dade College and the University of Florida. This schools offers physical therapy programs which enhance the students in working as a physical therapist. This program help them towards preparing for clinical practice using practical application and critical thinking.

In Florida, there are ten(10) schools which offers physical therapy courses and variety of degrees. Six (6) out of ten(10) schools are offering Masters (MPT) and four (4) of them offers Doctorate (DPT). Seven are public and three of these schools are private universities.


 

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Campus Location: Tallahassee, FL
Type of Degree: Masters (MPT)
University Type: Public

Address: 334 Palmer Ave, Lewis-Beck Building Suite 306Tallahassee, Florida 32307
Phone: (850) 599-3818
Email: arnold.bell@famu.edu / sahs@famu.edu
Website: http://www.famu.edu/index.cfm?alliedHealth&Division-PhysicalTherapy
Degree Offered: Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

 

Florida Gulf Coast University

Campus Location: Fort Myers, FL
Type of Degree: Masters (MPT)
University Type: Public

Address: 10501 FGCU Blvd, S., Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565
Phone: 239-590-7530
Website:  http://www.fgcu.edu/CHP/PT/PTDPT/index.html
Degree Offered: Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

 

Florida International University

Campus Location: Miami, FL
Type of Degree: Masters (MPT) Doctorate (DPT)
University Type: Public

Address: 11200 SW 8th Street HLS 348, Miami, FL 33199
Phone: (305) 348-6640 / (305) 348-3647
Email: dbrunt@fiu.edu
Website:  http://cnhs.fiu.edu/pt/
Degree Offered: Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT)

 

Nova Southeastern University

Campus Location: Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Type of Degree: Masters (MPT) Doctorate (DPT) Transitional Doctorate (tDPT)
University Type: Private

Address: 3301 College Avenue, Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida 33314-7796
Phone: 800-541-6682, ext. 21101
Email: dcross@nova.edu
Website:  http://www.nova.edu/cah/pt/index.html
Degrees Offered: Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Transition Doctor of Physical Therapy Program (tDPT), Hybrid Entry Level Doctor of Physical Therapy Program (HE-DPT), Doctor of Philosophy Program (Ph.D., PT)

 

University of Central Florida

Campus Location: Orlando, FL
Type of Degree: Masters (MPT)
University Type: Public

Address: P.O. Box 162205, 4000 Central Florida Blvd. HPA II – 118/119, Orlando, FL 32816-2205
Phone: 407-882-0094
Email: ptinfo@mail.ucf.edu / gesmith@mail.ucf.edu
Website: http://www.cohpa.ucf.edu/health.pro/physical_therapy.shtml
Degree Offered: Doctorate in Physical Therapy (D.P.T.)

 

University of Florida

Campus Location: Gainesville, FL
Type of Degree: Doctorate (DPT)
University Type: Public

Address: PO Box 100154, UFHSC, Gainesville FL 32610-0154
Phone: (352) 273-6085
Email: aladendorf@phhp.ufl.edu / eesparol@phhp.ufl.edu
Website:  http://pt.phhp.ufl.edu/
Degree Offered: Doctor of Physical Therapy

 

University of Miami

Campus Location: Coral Gables, FL
Type of Degree: Doctorate (DPT)
University Type: Private

Address: 5915 Ponce de Leon Blvd., 5th Floor, Coral Gables, FL 33146-2435
Phone: (305) 284-453
Email: physicaltherapy@miami.edu
Website: http://pt.med.miami.edu/
Degree Offered: Doctor of Physical Therapy, Doctor of Philosophy in Physical Therapy (PhD PT)

 

University of North Florida

Campus Location: Jacksonville, FL
Type of Degree: Masters (MPT)
University Type: Public

Address: 1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32224-7699
Phone: (904) 620-2841
Email: atpt@unf.edu
Website: http://www.unf.edu/brooks/clinical-applied-movement/pt.html
Degree Offered: Doctor of Physical Therapy

 

University of South Florida

Campus Location: Tampa, FL
Type of Degree: Doctorate (DPT) Transitional Doctorate (tDPT)
University Type: Public

Address: 12901 North Bruce B. Downs Blvd., MDC 077, Tampa, FL 33612-4766
Phone: (813) 974 – 8870
Email: dpt@health.usf.edu / tDPT-admissions@health.usf.edu
Website: http://health.usf.edu/medicine/dpt/index.htm
Degree Offered: Doctor of Physical Therapy, Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy (tDPT)

 

University of St Augustine for Health Sciences

Campus Location: St Augustine, FL
Type of Degree: Doctorate (DPT)
University Type: Private

Address: 1 University Boulevard, St Augustine, FL 32086-5783
Phone: (904) 826-0084 ext. 401
Email: wnitsch@usa.edu
Website: http://www.usa.edu/content.aspx?sec=16&id=af6e8c05-fa7b-43c3-8208-958d7a99ed1d
Degree Offered: Doctor of Physical Therapy

 
 
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