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Admissions Requirements

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Admission to CHP’s Physical Therapy program - considered one of the nation’s best - is highly competitive. In addition to considering undergraduate GPA, coursework, and GRE scores, our admissions committee evaluates numerous additional criteria in an effort to admit a highly diverse, driven and talented student body:

  • Experience with physical therapy
  • Strong letters of reference
  • Volunteer/service activities
  • Honors and awards
  • An affinity for challenging coursework

Application Checklist

  1. Confirm prerequisites, click here.
  2. Complete university application
  3. Transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
  4. Reference  (1 reference required)
  5. Volunteer Experience and Evaluation: A minimum of 40 hours volunteer/observation in a physical therapy setting is required.
  6. Graduate Record Examination (GRE) results. NOTE: Students applying Early Decision Cycle to the Physical Therapy program need to take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) BEFORE AUGUST 1, 2014 in order for the scores to be received by MUSC before these deadlines. For further details click here. GRE code: 5407 
  7. Completed Prerequisite Course Requirements Form
  8. Plans for coursework for the remaining year form (as applicable)
  9. A signed minimal skills form
  10. 1-2 page resume summarizing your education, employment history, activities, service, research, etc (Microsoft Word format)

Please note: All above information must be received before an admission decision can be made. It is the applicant's responsibility to review the progress of his/her application by viewing:

Important Dates

Application available
July 1st

Application deadlines
Early: October 15
Regular: December 31

Acceptances offered
Early: December
Regular: February - March

Click here for additional information and to view the 2014-2015 Physical Therapy Health Advisors Handbook.


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