Do you require the GRE?
No, Hanover College does not require the GRE.
Does Hanover College DPT program require the TOEFL?
For all applicants for whom English is not their first language or those who have completed a degree and prerequisite courses in a foreign country, demonstration of English language proficiency is required through completion of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) within the last 5 years. The minimum preferred TOEFL scores are internet based > or = 80, computer based > or = 213, paper-based test > or = 550. The minimum preferred IELTS is 6.5.
Does Hanover College DPT program accept Advanced Placement and Transfer Credit?
All courses required for the Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree, both didactic and clinical, must be completed with the Hanover College DPT program. The Hanover College DPT program does not grant advanced placement, credit for experiential learning, or transfer credits from another program or institution.
Does Hanover College DPT program require clinical observation hours?
The DPT Program does not require clinical observation hours for admission into the program at this time. However, the DPT program strongly recommends completing a minimum of fifty hours (50) of volunteer or work experience with a licensed physical therapist. Students should also submit documentation related to their volunteer or work experience at the time of the submission of their application.
What is the class size?
The DPT Program may enroll a cohort of up to 100 students.
How will I be informed if I am accepted into the program?
Students formally accepted into Hanover College’s DPT program will receive an email informing them of acceptance from our program and the Graduate School.
How do I reserve my spot in the DPT program by submitting my deposit payment?
Upon receipt of the notification of your acceptance into Hanover College’s DPT Program, you submit the required nonrefundable deposit of $500 within seven days. This deposit will be applied toward your first semester’s tuition. Requests for short-term extensions should be sent to the Director of Admissions, Dr. Becky Parr.
What do I do if I am accepted into multiple DPT programs and have not yet decided which program I want to attend?
This is a common situation for many applicants. It is your choice to accept and hold seats with as many programs as you like until you make a final decision. Once a student commits and matriculates into a program, they should inform all other programs and withdraw their seat(s) from those schools.
Does the Hanover College DPT program require a criminal background check?
The Hanover DPT Program requires all students to complete a criminal background check within 30 days after seat deposit, prior to formal enrollment or matriculation into the DPT Program. An additional background check and/or drug test may be required prior to beginning clinical experiences in year two of the program. Applicants should be aware that a prior criminal background could restrict the ability to obtain professional state licensure. Acceptance into the DPT Program does not imply or guarantee that a student will be able to obtain such licensure.