Doctor of Physical Therapy
Mount Saint Mary's College
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Admissions Requirements - Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

  • Bachelor degree in any discipline so long as prerequisite requirements are met (see Admissions - Prerequisites). Bachelors degree must be completed before matriculation. 
  • Cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. 
  • Prerequisite Grade Point Average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. 
  • Application Essay
  • Three letters of recommendation: one from an academician with direct knowledge of the applicant's academic ability; one from a physical therapist who can address the applicant's clinical potential and communication skills; and one from an individual who can address the applicant's problem solving skills.
  • Accepted students must send one copy of each official transcript directly to Graduate Admissions.
  • Graduate Record Exam scores for verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning and analytical reasoning. GRE scores are submitted through PTCAS. The program specific GRE code for Fall 2014 applicants is 7606.
  • Knowledge of the profession attained preferably by paid or volunteer clinical experience. Applicants must document experience in at least one inpatient and one outpatient setting.  
  • Completion of all prerequisites by the end of the Spring semester of the year of intended enrollment (a maximum of four prerequisites may be outstanding at the time of application)