Clinical Education Requirements

Immunizations and Physical Exam

Students in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program are required to have the following vaccinations and an annual physical exam.

  • Hepatitis B (postive titer)
  • Influenza (flu)
  • Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)
  • Meningococcal
  • Tuberculosis
  • Tetanus, Diptheria, Accellular Pertussis (Tdap)
  • Varicella (or proof of immunity via IgG titer)
  • COVID-19 vaccination


  • Hepatitis B:  You will need a positive titer AND proof of a vaccination.  Start early in case you need the series.
  • Tetanus is needed for cadaver lab (Gross Anatomy course).
  • For the MMR and Varicella you will need either a positive titer or proof of vaccination.

Bearcat Health App

The university has adopted a new platform for immunizations - Bearcat Health App.


Please download the form below, visit your doctor for the required physical exam and titers (form must be signed by MD or CNP).   As this is a new process, thoroughly read the Health Sciences Student Immunization Requirements.    

University of Cincinnati Standardized Immunization Form

Physical Exam Form

**Please note:  When uploading the immunization form to the Bearcat Health App, the physical exam form should NOT be uploaded.  No other documents can be uploaded with these forms (including a vaccination printout).