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ACHE DPT accepts applications annually beginning with the opening of the PTCAS application cycle. Early application is recommended, as ACHE PT runs on a rolling admission process – we start offering admission early in the cycle.

Application cycle opens: June 15, 2023
Priority deadline: October 1, 2023
Final deadline: April 1, 2024
PTCAS: ptcas.liaisoncas.com/applicant-ux/#/logi

Application Process


Complete the online 2023-2024 application through the Physical Therapist Centralized Application Service (PTCAS).


Optional but strongly preferred: Submission of the CASPer® online situational judgement test by date of application submission. (CASPer® availability beginning April 2023).


Submit all official transcripts, including coursework currently in progress through PTCAS by date of application submission.


Submit personal statement – the statement requirements are outlined on the ACHE DPT program page in PTCAS.


Submit 2 letters of reference via PTCAS

  • NOTE: Letters of reference can come from faculty in previous higher-ed experience, physical therapists, employers, etc. At least one letter from a physical therapist is preferred. Substitutions can be taken on a case-by-case basis.

Complete a bachelor’s degree by May 2024.


Complete all prerequisite coursework as outlined below by application submission and no later than May 2024:

  • Psychology (3 credit hours)
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology with lab (8 credit hours)
  • Biology with lab (7-8 credit hours)
  • Chemistry with lab (8 credit hours)
  • Physics or Biomechanics with lab (7-8 credit hours)

Contact the PT Office of Admissions with any questions about the application/enrollment process. Email: admissions.pt@achehealth.edu