Post-Professional Certificate Programs

Post-professional certifications provide an opportunity to advance and validate your educational and clinical knowledge.

For novice and intermediate physical therapists, Texas Woman's University offers two certification programs:

  • Advanced Neurologic Physical Therapy
  • Women's Health Physical Therapy

The post-professional certificate programs are currently only available at the Dallas center.

Program Requirements

PT students practicing new clinical skills on each other.

For a complete list of requirements for each of the post-professional certificates, visit the program catalog:

Admission Requirements

Admission to the P.B. Certificate in Advanced Neurologic Physical Therapy

Program Contact

Merri Leigh Johnson, PT, DPT, NCS
214-689-7722
mjohnson3@twu.edu

Application Deadlines

Fall – July 15
Spring – December 1
Summer –April 15

Admissions Requirements

  • Proof of graduation from an approved (CAPTE accredited or equivalent) entry-level physical therapy program.
  • A license to practice physical therapy in the United States.
  • Have a minimum 3.0 grade point average (GPA) for the last 60 hours of undergraduate study and a minimum 3.0 GPA for all prior graduate work.
  • GRE scores are not However, the applicant has the option of submitting scores voluntarily.
  • Applicants with an International degree may be required to submit a minimum acceptable score for the TOEFL tests. (Please refer to the TWU International Education website for requirements and exemptions). The School of Physical Therapy requires TOEFL scores of at least 24-writing, 26-speaking, 21-reading comprehension, and 18-listening comprehension.

Note: A certificate program is not a full-time program, therefore, applicants on a visa are ineligible to apply.

How to Apply

  1. Apply for admission to the TWU Graduate School.
  2. Take the GRE General Test and submit your GRE scores to TWU. This requirement is temporarily suspended in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  3. Take TOEFL exam, if applicable. (Use code 6826)
  4. Email a copy of your Physical Therapy license to PT@twu.edu

Admission to the P.B Certificate of Advanced Studies in Women's Health PT

Program Contact

Mary Thompson, PT, PhD
214-689-7713
MThompson@twu.edu

Additional Contact: Mary Beth Daugherty
940-898-2460
PT@twu.edu

Application Deadline (Classes begin in Spring)

Foreign-educated physical therapists – April 15
U.S.-educated physical therapists – May 1
TWU Alumni – June 1

Degree Requirements

  • Proof of graduation from an approved (CAPTE accredited or equivalent) entry-level physical therapy program.
  • A license to practice physical therapy in the United States.
  • Have a minimum 3.0 grade point average (GPA) for the last 60 hours of undergraduate study and a minimum 3.0 GPA for all prior graduate work.
  • GRE scores are not required. Applicants have the option of submitting scores voluntarily.
  • Applicants with an International degree may be required to submit a minimum acceptable score for the TOEFL tests.  The School of Physical Therapy requires TOEFL scores of at least 24-writing, 26-speaking, 21-reading comprehension, and 18-listening comprehension. Please refer to the TWU International Admission website for requirements and exemptions.

Note:  A certificate program is not a full-time program, therefore, applicants on a visa are ineligible to apply.

How to Apply

  1. Apply for admission to the TWU Graduate School.
  2. Take the GRE General Test and submit your GRE scores to TWU. This requirement is temporarily suspended in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  3. Take TOEFL exam, if applicable. (Use code 6826)
  4. Email a copy of your Physical Therapy license to PT@twu.edu

 

Page last updated 11:52 AM, September 11, 2020