Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Minimum Eligibility & Application Process

Due to this year's large number of applicants, we will continue our on-site interviews into March.
Please see
RF-PTCAS for application.


Minimum Eligibility

  • Graduate of entry level APTA Accredited Physical Therapy Program
  • Hold current Texas Physical Therapy License
  • Emergency Response Certification or ATC/L
  • Member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is Highly Recommended

Application Process

  • Completed Application Form*
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Copy of the following Licenses and Certifications
    • Texas PT License (if current at time of application) – see ECPTOTE for more information on state requirements
    • Emergency Response Certification or ATC/L

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Clinical Residency programs participate in the ABPTRFE Centralized Application System. Please visit http://www.abptrfe.org/home.aspx and click on RF-PTCAS to access our programs application. The centralized application process will request similar material as stated above. For questions regarding the application process, please email tcnguyen@houstonmethodist.org.

All applicants will be interviewed onsite by the Admission Committee prior to making a final decision. The selection of the resident is done by the Admission Committee who takes into consideration all components of the residents' application package. Residents likely to be accepted to the program display good knowledge of the purpose of residency programs as they relate to the visions of the APTA, show evidence of commitment to completing the program, have desire to learn and to continue skill development after the residency through education and mentorship, possess effective communication skills and professionalism, show evidence of being a team player and leader, and can exemplify the ICARE Values of Houston Methodist.

Employment Benefits

As full-time employees of Houston Methodist, residents will receive a very competitive residency salary and will be eligible for the following benefits:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Short/Long Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement