This is an online module that the students will complete once they have been officially accepted into the program. It is an opportunity to interact with the various online requirements of the program. Student must complete the module prior to the start of the August term. This course is completed once a student is accepted into the program.
At both sites, admission is limited to available seats in the program. Notification of a student’s acceptance into the program is confirmed after the deadline for applications and review of the applicant pool is completed. Students must monitor their BC student email account for communication from the admission department.
Yes. The Student Financial Services office located on each campus can offer financial counseling to you and may be able to provide needed funds.
Once accepted into the program the student must complete the following certificate courses and must provide documentation that the certificates have been completed by August. The certificate courses MUST be taken at Broward College and the number of hours for each certificate must be met. Further instructions for completion of these certificates will be provided, to students who have been accepted into the program, during the Pre-Admission Orientation Meeting that occurs in the Spring. Students will be notified of this meeting once they have been accepted into the program.
The total cost of the program is approximately $10,107.02 for Florida residents and $28,984.42 for out-of-state applicants. The actual total cost is subject to change. See the table below for a breakdown of costs.
There is a required lab uniform for all laboratory sessions, which is available for purchase at the College bookstore. Prior to attending clinical practicums, you will be required to purchase clinical uniforms, which will be available through the vendor designated by the Program.
Yes, to practice physical therapy in the State of Florida, you must have a license. Historically, the program has exceeded the national average with regard to pass rates on the licensing examination. Graduates are required to successfully complete a national and state examination in order to receive a license to practice in the State of Florida.
Yes. As part of the clinical practicum phase of the curriculum, you will be required to attend several clinical practicums, including a full-time practicum in the semester prior to graduation.
No. The program does not offer any type of job placement other than the posting of employment opportunities and the announcement of job fairs on the program's Alumni web site, which all graduates will have access to. The majority of our graduates receive job offers from clinics at which they completed one or more of their clinical practicums.
The program begins each May with completion of several general education courses. Actual PHT courses begin each August.
A point system based on degree-required general education courses and residency is utilized to rank applicants. Acceptance depends on where the student falls in the point ranking system with the top ranking students being accepted. Points are calculated as follows:
Once accepted to Broward College, you will receive a letter with their Student ID number. Use this Student ID number to log into your Broward College Student Account to monitor transcript evaluations and your Limited Access Program Application.