MUSC Bulletin | College of Health Professions
Physical Therapy | Admission Requirements
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
- Completion of the GRE with a competitive score at the time of application
- Minimum undergraduate GPA and cumulative prerequisite course GPA of at least 3.0
- Completion of prerequisite courses listed below prior to admission
Basic Science: Courses for 'science' majors
Chemistry I and II with lab
Physics I and II with lab
Biology I and II with lab
Human anatomy with lab
Applicants frequently inquire about additional courses that may be helpful to prepare for the study of physical therapy. Benefical areas of study include biology, statistics, exercise physiology, biomechanics/kinesiology, and motor learning.
Although there is no minimum score required for admission to the PT program, GRE scores are used to rank applicants.
All applicants must have computer experience with word processing, spread sheets and presentation software such as Powerpoint.
Volunteer or work hours in preferably two or more physical therapy settings are required. Applicants must provide documentation of 40 hours of PT-specific volunteer of work experience and must provide a reference from the physical therapist who supervised the majority of the volunteer hours.
Applications are accepted beginning July 1st for admission the following May. Application deadlines can be found at: www.musc.edu/chp/pt
Information about the transfer course articulation among South Carolina colleges and universities may be found at: http://academicdepartments.musc.edu/esl/bulletin/transfer_policy/.
|Last updated:||May 31, 2012 8:59 AM|