Prior Degree Admission | Doctor of Physical Therapy

Prior degree applicants are reviewed in the competitive review process with Carroll students and submit their application through the Physical Therapist Centralized Application Service (PTCAS).
The DPT program encompasses three-years of professional graduate level study. Each new cohort begins the graduate DPT program in September.

Required Application Materials

Applications for the fall 2022 start term will be accepted beginning in July. The priority deadline is November 1st and regular deadline is January 16th. All application materials and a verified PTCAS application must be received by Carroll by this date for consideration.

Admission Questions

Please contact Dave Buehler at 262.524.7359 or email

Candidates are welcome to schedule an individual meeting to discuss any questions about the program or application process at the link below:

The entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy Program admits qualified students regardless of race, color, creed, sex, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, or disability that does not interfere with the performance of professional physical therapy practice as provided by law. Applications and credentials for admission to the physical therapy program must be submitted for processing to the Carroll University Office of Admission. Decisions are made on applications by selection committees in the program, and applicants are notified through the Office of Admission.

Admission and standards are subject to change based on regulatory, licensing and or certification needs.

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