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Language Proficiency

Select your first language (the language of your birth). If you speak additional languages, click Add Another Language. Then, select the language(s) and the level of your proficiency in each.

Military Status

If you have US military experience, select your anticipated status at the time of enrollment from the drop-down. Select Not a member of the military if this does not apply.

If a member of the military, select your branch of the Armed Forces from the drop-down and indicate the dates of service.

Academic Infraction

Indicate whether you have ever been disciplined or placed on academic probation while attending an academic institution. If you select Yes, enter a brief explanation in the field provided. Include 1) a brief description of the incident, 2) specific charge made, 3) related dates, 4) consequence, and 5) a reflection on the incident and how the incident has impacted your life.

License Infraction

Indicate whether you have ever had any certification, registration, license, or clinical privileges revoked, suspended, or in any way restricted by an institution, state, or locality. If yes, enter an explanation in the spaces provided.

Social Security Number

Enter your social security number. This field is optional, but some programs may require it for their application, or for institutional or federal financial aid forms. Contact your programs directly to determine if they require you to enter your social security number.

COVID-19

Use this section to describe how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted your preparation for the physical therapy education application.

Academic Record

Indicate whether your academic record accurately reflects your capabilities. If you select No, describe why. Include any information that may assist the admissions committee in interpreting and evaluating your academic history or credentials.

PTA Education

Indicate whether you graduated from a physical therapist assistant (PTA) program recognized by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). If you select Yes, enter the PTA program in the Colleges Attended section. Visit the CAPTE site to view a list of accredited programs.

Previous Physical Therapist Education

Indicate whether you previously matriculated into a professional physical therapy degree program. If you select Yes, you must:

  • Select the physical therapy program from the drop-down.
  • Indicate whether you are eligible to return to the physical therapy program.
  • Enter the institution in the Colleges Attended section.
  • If the program is located in the United States or Canada, report all completed coursework in the Transcript Entry section and arrange for an official transcript to be sent to PTCAS.

Note that you should select No if you enrolled in a pre-physical therapist or PTA program.

Education Interruption

Indicate if your education has ever been interrupted or adversely affected for reasons other than deficiencies in conduct or academic performance. If you select Yes, enter an explanation in the field provided.

Military Service Interruption

Indicate if your education has ever been interrupted because of military service. If you select Yes, enter an explanation in the space provided.

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