Pre-enrollment Support Program: Physical Therapy

The Pre-enrollment Support Program for physical therapy is a six-week summer experience for college juniors or seniors who have been accepted into Marquette's doctor of physical therapy degree program. Students take courses in gross anatomy, kinesiology and physiology.

To apply to Marquette's doctor of physical therapy program, please download the application below.


To participate in PESP in physical therapy, you must be:

  • a first-generation college student
  • financially disadvantaged, based on federal guidelines
  • a U.S. citizen or legal resident

How to apply

To apply for CSEP and PESP, download an application below. This application is for all programs: behavioral health, dental, physical therapy, clinical laboratory science, physician assistant studies and speech pathology. You must also send two completed appraisal forms. At least one must come from science or math professors. Please mail everything together in one envelope.

Water Therapy


Program Staff

Dr. Lawrence Pan - Director
Kim Harris - Associate Director
Amber May - Director of Diversity and Inclusion at the School of Dentistry