College of Health Sciences

Downers Grove, IL Campus

Graduation Requirements

Physical Therapy Program

University graduation and degree conferral ceremonies are held in the spring of each year for the Physical Therapy Program. To qualify for the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), students must:

  1. Satisfactorily complete all courses with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.750;
  2. Satisfactorily complete the required minimum of 171 quarter credit hours in the curriculum;
  3. Receive a favorable recommendation for the degree conferral from the Physical Therapy Academic Review Committee and the CHS Student Promotion and Graduation Committee;
  4. Receive a favorable recommendation for the degree conferral from the University Faculty Senate;
  5. Settle all financial accounts with the institution; and
  6. Complete all graduation clearance requirements as instructed by the Office of the Registrar.