Applicant Eligibility (subject to discretion of Program Director):
An entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy degree or a master’s degree in athletic training, occupational therapy, physical therapy or related field.
Recommended to have a license to practice physical therapy, athletic training or respective discipline (e.g. Occupational Therapy; Physician Assistant) in Pennsylvania or be eligible for a license to practice in Pennsylvania
Two years of professional experience.
Submission of a professional statement that details the applicant’s educational and career goals.
Prospective students must identify a faculty member within the department of Athletic Training or Physical Therapy whom they wish to server as their Faculty Advisor.
Three letters of recommendation detailing your qualifications to enter advanced graduate education, qualifications as a clinician and your abilities/potential for research.
A minimum combined score of 1000 on the Math and Verbal sections of the GRE.
Official copies of all undergraduate and graduate college transcripts sent directly from the institution(s) to Duquesne University.
If English is a foreign language for the applicant, the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required, and the student must score a minimum of 550 on the examination which has been taken within one year of application.