To be considered for admission, candidates must have the following:

  • Earned Bachelor degree (minimum of 120 credit hours)
  • A physical therapy degree from an educational program accredited by  the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
  • A current U.S. physical therapy license or its equivalent
  • Familiarity with computer word processing and internet access with web browser and e-mail capability
  • At least one year of practice as a licensed physical therapist

The preferred deadline for application and supporting documentation are two (2) months before the intended start in the program

Fall Mini Term 1 – August to October July 1
Spring Mini Term I – January to March November 1


To apply for admission

  1. Complete, submit the online application, and pay the $20 application fee by clicking the image below:
Application Form


  1. official transcripts from all colleges  attended, undergraduate and graduate, reflecting degree(s) received  from an accredited US institution or equivalent training at an  institution outside of the US,
  2. a cover letter stating the reason you want to obtain a DPT
  3. a current resume, and
  4. a notarized copy of your physical therapy license to:


Stephanie Thurmond, PT, DPT, ScD, CFMT, COMT
Director, Post Professional DPT Program
School of Physical Therapy
University of the Incarnate Word
4301 Broadway – CPO 412
San Antonio, TX 78209
(210) 283 – 6938