Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Physical Therapy

Jefferson Summer Training & Enrichment Program for Underrepresented Persons

The Physical Therapy Summer Training & Enrichment Program for Underrepresented Persons (PT STEP-UP) is an academic enrichment program for minorities, first generation college, LGBTQ, or students from socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds who are interested in physical therapy.  The on-campus program offers an introduction to the field of physical therapy, classroom and clinical observation experiences, time management and study skills training, personal statement and resume development, and an introduction to the admissions process for physical therapy programs.

Program Details

Audience: Rising college sophomores, juniors and seniors interested in becoming a physical therapist

Location: Thomas Jefferson University

Dates: Mondays – Thursdays; June 5, 2017 - June 15, 2017

Time: 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (Breakfast & Lunch provided)


Application Information

The application for the 2017 PT STEP-UP program is now CLOSED.

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