Prospective Students

Students in class/lecture

Based on the belief that health and function can be improved through physical intervention and education, Physical Therapy (PT) combines the art of healing with the science of evidence based practice. Through the use of techniques like therapeutic exercise, joint and soft tissue mobilization, cardiovascular rehabilitation, wound care, neuromuscular re-education, and the use of physical and mechanical modalities physical therapists promote the ability to move, reduce pain, restore function, and prevent disability. PTs are vital members of the health care team who work closely with physicians, physician assistants, occupational therapists, nurses, psychologists, social workers, speech pathologists, and others to meet the individual health care needs of each client or patient.

PT Students Answer: Why GW?

PT students share their reasons for choosing GW.

Explore the links below to learn more about GW’s campus, our approach to educating clinicians, our new facilities, and admissions requirements.

Street view of DPT buildingInformation Sessions

GW DPT Information Sessions are designed to equip prospective DPT students with information to make an informed decision about joining the profession. Attendees learn more about the GW Program and its approach to educating future clinicians.

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"Healing" in the gateAdmissions

Ready to apply to the DPT program? Review the admissions requirements and prepare to submit an application.

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DPT LabFacilities

Explore the new home of the GW DPT program and learn what amenities our students enjoy.

Learn More About Our Facilities

People sitting around a tableStudent Ambassadors

The Student Ambassadors are current students in our DPT program who are available to discuss their experiences and answer any questions you may have about being a physical therapy student at GW. We encourage you to contact our Student Ambassadors to learn more about the DPT program at GW.

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