DPT Admission for Mount Undergraduates | Mount St. Joseph University
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Application Deadline is October 1

The Physical Therapy Department at Mount St. Joseph University now participates in the Physical Therapist Centralized Application Service, known as PTCAS. To learn more about the PTCAS application process, please visit the PTCAS web site.

As a benefit of choosing Mount St. Joseph University for their undergraduate education, MSJ graduates may enjoy an Expedited Admission Process, IF all application materials are submitted to PTCAS by October 1 the year prior to coursework AND:

  • Completion of 90 or more credit hours with degree awarded at the Mount
    • Mount coursework completed within 2 years of application deadline
  • Conferment of a bachelor’s degree from the Mount prior to program start.
  • Completion of at least 80 hours of clinical observation supervised by a physical therapist.  Hours must include a minimum of 20 hours in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
  • Completion of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) (scores within 5 years of application deadline accepted)
  • Overall and Science GPA > 3.0/ 4.0
    • At least 2/3rds of prerequisite science coursework completed prior to application deadline. All prerequisite coursework must be completed prior to matriculation date.
    • No prerequisite with a grade < C (includes C+,C,C-)
  • Participation in the interview process

MSJ undergraduate applicants who do not meet the October 1 application deadline will be processed with the General Admission Process applicants provided the November 1 application deadline is met.