Applicant eligibility is subject to discretion of the 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.
GRE score of 297 or higher.
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) or IELTS is required. The student must score a minimum of an: 80
on the TOEFL or 6.5 on the IELTS to be considered for Admission. The TOEFL or IELTS
must be taken within one year of application. Scores must be received directly from
the testing service.
If your undergraduate and/or graduate degrees are from an institution located outside
of the United States, you must use a transcript credential evaluation service to obtain
a course-by-course report. The official reports must be sent directly to Duquesne
University from the organization you order through and will qualify as official transcripts.