How to apply

1. Review the Admissions Requirements

2. Submit an Application & Fee

  • The Transition Doctor of Physical Therapy program application will become available on September 1, 2014 for the following terms: 
    Winter 2014, Spring 2015, Summer 2015 and Fall 2015. Please check back for more information.
  • A $50.00, non-refundable application fee is required to submit your application.

Application Deadlines

Spring  Summer Fall* Winter
January 15, 2014  April 15, 2014 July 1, 2014 October 1, 2014


3. Official Transcripts

  • Submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.
  • Students who have completed coursework at a college or university outside of the U.S. must submit an official, course-by-course evaluation of this work using either or
  • This requirement is waived for internationally educated therapist that are currently licensed and practicing in the United States or received their Masters Degree in the United States.

4. Letters of Recommendation

  • Two letters of recommendation are required from professionals and/or academicians who know you well (i.e. pre-health advisors/committees, professors, or supervisors).
  • Letters of recommendation must be signed, placed in a sealed envelope, and have that person’s signature across the seal of the envelope.
  • An RFUMS recommendation form is provided for your convenience; if the recommender chooses not to utilize our form, he/she must use the appropriate letterhead stationery and envelope of the agency or university for which he/she works or teaches.

5. Licensures and Certifications

  • Applicants must hold a minimum of a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy OR a Bachelor of Science accompanied by a Certificate in Physical Therapy.

  • All applicants must have graduated from an APTA accredited program and currently hold a license to practice physical therapy in the United States.

Please submit all supporting materials to:

Rosalind Franklin University
CHP Admissions
3333 Green Bay Road
North Chicago, IL 60064

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