The deadline to complete the UAMS OAA application has been extended to Tuesday, September 7 at 4:00pm central time. This is only for students who have already completed their PTCAS application. The PTCAS application deadline was September 1. If you have not already completed your PTCAS application, DO NOT complete the OAA application. Students will not be considered for admission without both applications.

COVID-19-Related Admissions Changes

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The mission of the UAMS Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program is to educate students who will practice patient-centered physical therapy while embracing cultural diversity, ethical integrity, professionalism and collaboration with other members of the health care team.  The program fosters lifelong learning through emphasis on critical thinking, clinical application of knowledge and evidence-based medicine.  Graduates of the program will be prepared to enter into any aspect of physical therapy, with the ability to serve any community and contribute to the profession through leadership, education, and service.

John Jefferson, PT, PhD
Chair and Associate Professor

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences – Northwest
College of Health Professions
Department of Physical Therapy
1125 N. College Avenue
Fayetteville, AR 72703-1908
(479) 713-8600
(479) 713-8606 (fax)