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Army AMEDD physical therapist

Physical Therapy Student (65B)

  • Enlisted
  • Officer
  • Active Duty
  • Army Reserve
  • National Guard
  • Entry Level


You can earn your doctorate in physical therapy while preparing for a successful career in the Army Medical Specialist Corps. Our 27-month program emphasizes preventing, examining and diagnosing neuromusculoskeletal problems. In the last five years, 95 percent of our graduates passed the national physical therapy licensing examination on the first try.


  • Applicants must have a bachelor's degree in biological sciences, anatomy and physiology, chemistry, physics, social sciences or statistics
  • Applicants in their final semester will also be considered
  • Minimum overall GPA requirement of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale
  • Minimum cumulative score of 1000 on the GRE (297 for revised GRE format)
  • U.S. citizenship
  • At least 100 volunteer observation hours in a physical therapy clinic
  • Between 21 and 40 years of age (may request a waiver)


As a student, you'll also receive:

  • Tuition, books and fees paid by the U.S. Army
  • Research opportunities

Learn more about the benefits available to Officers in the Army Allied Health Corps.

Numerous candidates are accepted.

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Those interested in this job may be eligible for civilian employment, after the Army, by enrolling in the Army PaYS program. The PaYS program is a recruitment option that guarantees a job interview with military friendly employers that are looking for experienced and trained Veterans to join their organization. Find out more about the Army PaYS Program at

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