International Graduate Program Requirements
International Graduate Applicants
Program-specific requirements: In addition to the basic application materials listed on the "learn how to apply" page, specific graduate programs require the following:
- Evidence of a minimum of two years of work experience in a related field
- A letter of support from your employer
- A cumulative undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
- Passing scores on the Liberal Arts and Sciences Test (LSAT) and the Content Specialty Test (CST) in the subject area in which you plan to teach
- Minimum GPA of 3.0
- Note: The graduate liberal studies committee may grant an exception if your activities since college demonstrate the ability to succeed in graduate study. Students admitted who do not meet the minimum requirements will be on probationary status and must have a 3.0 GPA after completion of three courses (nine credits) to remain in the program
- GRE scores may be required
Master of Science / Occupational Therapy
- Sixty hours of volunteer/observation experience with an occupational therapy practitioner in a minimum of two different practice settings and a reflective summary of those experiences
- An overall cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) and successful completion of designated prerequisite courses with a minimum grade of C
- A physical health examination, completion of designated health requirements, and accident and health insurance
- CPR certification for adult/child/infant
- An undergraduate GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) with no grades for prerequisites or major-related courses below C
- One hundred hours of volunteer work under the supervision of a physical therapist (including at least two practice settings and twenty hours in an acute care/hospital setting)
- Two of three GRE test scores at or above the fiftieth percentile
- Proof of graduation (transcript) from a physical therapist degree program accredited by CAPTE with a GPA of at least 3.0
- Professional portfolio which may be reviewed internally to identify courses that may be waived (up to five courses)
- Current state professional license
- Three written recommendations (two professional, one academic)
- Brief essay articulating goals for DPT study
Useful forms and documents for graduate applicants may be printed and/or downloaded right off the Web. Click here for additional graduate forms.
When to apply: Applications are accepted on a rolling admissions basis for the fall, spring, or summer semesters.
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Laurence W. Roberts, Ph.D.
Dean of International Education
Daniel O'Toole, M.S.Ed.
Director of International Programs
Lisa M. Tehan, B.S.
Abdullah (John) C. Erdogmus
International Student Recruiter