Physical Therapy

The LSU Health Shreveport Physical Therapy Program offers an entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy degree for persons interested in becoming a Physical Therapist. The degree is designed for students who have completed a baccalaureate degree and required prerequisite coursework. The Program is a three year program comprised of 9 semesters. The curriculum is aimed at producing outstanding clinical skills in Physical Therapy including, diagnosis, clinical reasoning, program planning, and therapeutic intervention. The program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education.   

About the Profession

Get AHEAD this Summer!

The Allied Health Education and Discovery (AHEAD) program is a free, 5-day camp that will be held in June 2020 for Louisiana high school students interested in exploring the health career programs offered at the LSU Health Shreveport School of Allied Health Professions.

Program at a Glance

Degree: Doctorate
Accreditation: CAPTE
Program length: 3 years
Class size: 36 students/year
Application Deadline: Oct 1
Start term: Summer
Application: PTCAS

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Physical Therapy