• Review the PTCAS instructions to properly report your PT observation or work experience.

    Carefully review the program pages for important information about the PT observation requirements. PTCAS does not determine if you have completed the appropriate number of hours for a particular program.

    PT hours are required - a licensed PT must verify hours w/ signed form uploaded or online via PTCAS
    PT hours are required - no verification by a physical therapist
    PT hours are not required but are highly recommended
    PT hours are not required but are considered
    PT hours are not required or considered
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    PT Observation Hours
    AdventHealth University  
    Alabama State University80 
    Alvernia University100 
    American International College20 
    Andrews University80 
    Angelo State University50 
    Arcadia University  
    Arkansas State University0 
    Army-Baylor University100 
    AT Still University of Health Sciences30 
    Augusta University (formerly known as Georgia Regents University)100 
    Azusa Pacific University (for class beginning in Jan 2020)100 
    Azusa Pacific University (for class beginning in Jan 2021)100 
    Baylor University (for class beginning in Jan 2020) 0>50
    Bellarmine University2550
    Belmont University50 
    Boston University30 
    Bradley University40100
    Brenau University40 
    Briar Cliff University60200
    California State University, Fresno100 
    California State University, Long Beach100 
    California State University, Northridge200 
    California State University, Sacramento100 
    Campbell University 50 
    Carroll University45 
    Central Michigan University50 
    Chapman University (for class beginning fall 2020)40 
    Chapman University (for class beginning summer 2020)40 
    Chatham University  
    Clarke University30 
    Clarkson University50 
    Cleveland State University  
    College of St Scholastica  
    Columbia University75100
    Concordia University - Saint Paul 100 
    Concordia University Wisconsin40 
    Creighton University60 
    D'Youville College60 
    Daemen College60 
    Des Moines University - Osteopathic Medical Center50 
    DeSales University40 
    Dominican College of Blauvelt60100
    Drexel University50100
    Duke University100 
    Duquesne University100 
    East Carolina University100100
    East Tennessee State University0 
    Eastern Washington University7575
    Elon University100 
    Elon University100 
    Emory & Henry College40 
    Emory University100100+
    Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University2060
    Florida Gulf Coast University10 
    Florida International University60100
    Florida Southern College 25 
    Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University - Doctor of Physical Therapy60> 100
    Franklin Pierce University (AZ)40 
    Franklin Pierce University (NH)40 
    Gannon University - Erie0200
    Gannon University - Ruskin100 
    George Fox University200 
    George Washington University070
    Georgia Southern University75 
    Georgia State University8080
    Governors State University  
    Grand Valley State University50 
    Hampton University40 
    Hardin-Simmons University100250
    Harding University100 
    High Point University 100
    Howard University100over 100
    Husson University20 
    Idaho State University8080
    Indiana State University60 
    Indiana University - School of Health & Human Sciences40 
    Kean University  
    Langston University50 
    Loma Linda University80 
    Long Island University - Brooklyn Campus36 
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans60 
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport60 
    Marist College - Doctor of Physical Therapy Program80 
    Marquette University 0120
    Marshall University60 
    Marymount University4040
    Maryville University of Saint Louis20 
    Maryville University of Saint Louis20 
    Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences 40100
    MCPHS University1010
    Medical University of South Carolina40 
    Mercer University40 
    Mercy College4080
    Messiah College - Doctor in Physical Therapy Program5050
    Methodist University 100
    Methodist University 100
    MGH Institute of Health Professions10 
    Midwestern University - Downers Grove 100+
    Midwestern University - Glendale60 
    Misericordia University50 
    Missouri State University5050
    Mount Saint Mary’s University80120
    Mount St. Joseph University80 
    Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences/Mary Baldwin University40 
    Nazareth College of Rochester40 
    New York Institute of Technology100300
    New York Medical College50100+
    New York University2424
    Northeastern University40 
    Northern Arizona University0100
    Northern Illinois University50 
    Northwestern University 100
    Nova Southeastern University - Fort Lauderdale100100
    Nova Southeastern University - Tampa (Hybrid 4-Year Program) 150
    Oakland University0 
    Ohio State University4040 or more
    Ohio University40 
    Old Dominion University45 
    Pacific University100400-600
    Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine - Suwanee - Doctor of Physical Therapy Program  
    Plymouth State University  
    Quinnipiac University  
    Radford University40>100
    Regis University0 
    Rockhurst University060
    Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions - (for the classes beginning in summer and fall)100100
    Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science40 
    Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (Blackwood/South)0150-200
    Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (Blackwood/South)0150-200
    Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (Newark/North Campus)300A minimum of 300 hours
    Sacred Heart University50 
    Sage Colleges, The40 
    Saint Francis University80 
    Saint Louis University30 
    Samford University30 
    Samford University30 
    Samuel Merritt University40 
    Seton Hall University50 
    Shenandoah University40 
    Simmons University30 
    Simmons University30 
    South College - January Cohort50 
    South College - June Cohort 50
    Southwest Baptist University4040
    Springfield College 1025
    St. Ambrose University50 
    St. Catherine University60120
    State University of New York Upstate Medical University  
    Stockton University80 
    Stony Brook University100100
    Temple University 20+
    Tennessee State University40As many hours in as many settings as possible
    Texas State University  
    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center100500 (multiple settings)
    Texas Woman's University80200+
    Thomas Jefferson University50 
    Touro College (Bayshore/Manhattan)50 
    Touro University Nevada100
    University at Buffalo, State University of New York40 
    University of Alabama at Birmingham40 
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences 60As many as possible
    University of California, San Francisco/San Francisco State University100 
    University of Central Arkansas30 
    University of Central Florida50 
    University of Cincinnati50 
    University of Colorado45 
    University of Dayton 40 
    University of Delaware100 
    University of Evansville60 
    University of Findlay6060
    University of Florida40100-300
    University of Hartford10 
    University of Illinois at Chicago40100+
    University of Indianapolis0 
    University of Iowa 50 hours minimum
    University of Jamestown40 
    University of Kansas Medical Center 40
    University of Kentucky50 
    University of Lynchburg 80100
    University of Mary40 
    University of Mary Hardin-Baylor 80200
    University of Maryland - Baltimore100 
    University of Maryland - Eastern Shore50 
    University of Miami100 
    University of Michigan - Flint3075
    University of Montana - Missoula80 
    University of Mount Union 80 
    University of Nebraska Medical Center0 
    University of Nevada, Las Vegas100 
    University of New England40 
    University of New Mexico45 
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill100 
    University of North Dakota6060
    University of North Florida80 
    University of North Georgia100 
    University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth0 
    University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center40 
    University of Pittsburgh at least 150
    University of Pittsburgh - DPT/PhD in Bioengineering Program At least 100
    University of Puget Sound 100
    University of Rhode Island3060+
    University of Saint Mary  
    University of Scranton30 
    University of South Alabama50 
    University of South Carolina050
    University of South Dakota50 
    University of South Florida20 
    University of Southern California150> 150
    University of St Augustine for Health Sciences - Flex Program (Choose from 3 campuses)80 
    University of St Augustine for Health Sciences - Residential Program (Choose from 4 campuses)80 
    University of Tennessee at Chattanooga0 
    University of Tennessee Health Science Center100100
    University of Texas at El Paso50 
    University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, The50 
    University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, The80 
    University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, The - Bridge PTA to DPT Program  
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas 0250
    University of the Incarnate Word50 
    University of the Pacific50 
    University of the Sciences in Philadelphia 75 - 100 hours
    University of Toledo  
    University of Utah 100
    University of Vermont  
    University of Washington50100-200
    University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse40 
    University of Wisconsin-Madison40 
    University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee40 
    Utica College40 
    Virginia Commonwealth University45 
    Walsh University30 
    Washington University in St Louis080
    Wayne State University0 
    West Coast University40 
    West Virginia University60 
    Western Carolina University32Up to 129 hours
    Western Kentucky University 0100
    Western Michigan University  
    Western University of Health Sciences100 
    Wheeling Jesuit University8080
    Wichita State University20 
    Widener University4080
    William Carey University20 
    Wingate University5050+
    Winston-Salem State University50100
    Youngstown State University40