3+3 Doctorate of Physical Therapy Degree (DPT) with SUNY Upstate Medical University

The 3+3 Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) Degree program is an accelerated, combined degree program with SUNY Upstate Medical University, which allows you to earn a DPT Degree in 6 years, rather than the typical 7 years. After 3 years of study as a Biology major at Geneseo, you transfer to Upstate for 3 years. Upon completion of one year of studies at Upstate, Geneseo awards you a BA Degree in Biology, and upon completion of 3 years at Upstate, you are awarded the DPT Degree.

 To apply for this program, you must submit 2 separate applications – one to Geneseo and another to SUNY Upstate. To apply to Geneseo, you may file either the preferred Common Application ( www.commonapp.org ) or SUNY Application by January 1, 2014. Be sure to give yourself 4-6 weeks to complete our application process. Upstate’s application deadline is February 1, 2014.

 It is important that you clearly indicate on your Geneseo application that you wish to be considered for the 3+3 DPT Program with SUNY Upstate Medical University. You must be admitted separately to each College in order to participate in this Program.

 For details about Geneseo’s application process, click here, or contact the Admissions Office directly at 866-245-5211. For Details about Upstate’s application process, click here.

 To learn more about Geneseo’s Biology department, click here.