Ortho Residency Admissions Requirements

Application Deadline

 

  • The deadline for application submission is March 1, 2021 (midnight EST).

 

Requirements

 

1. DEGREE, LICENSURE

  • Graduate of a CAPTE-accredited physical therapy program or currently enrolled and in good standing in a DPT program with expected graduation date by June (or the deadline to sit for the NPTE in July)
  • Proof of licensure or Physical Therapy Licensed Applicant (PTLA) status by the Physical Therapy Board of California.
    • If the applicant is a PTLA, he or she must complete the National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE) within 90 days of being granted PTLA status by the PT Board of California per the California Physical Therapy Practice Act, Section 2655.93.

 

2. LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION

  • Three letters of reference are required. Two should be from physical therapists who personally know the applicant and his/her abilities, and one letter should be a previous course instructor or academician, who may or may not be a physical therapist.

 

3. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Candidate's academic history
  • A personal statement
  • Current curriculum vitae, including all continuing education courses attended

 

*UCSF does not have the ability to sponsor visas for this program. Candidates must be able to demonstrate work eligibility for the duration of the program to be considered for acceptance.