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Physical Therapy, Doctorate

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Saint Louis, MO, United States
As a student in the Physical Therapy programme at Maryville University, you will learn to assess joint motion, muscle strength and endurance, function of heart and lungs and performance of activities required in daily living.
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Overview

Physical therapists are “movement specialists” who aim to prevent the onset or slow the progression of conditions resulting from injury, disease and other causes. 

As a physical therapist, you’ll work with clients to reduce pain, increase mobility and improve function.

Throughout your Physical Therapy studies at Maryville University, you can expect a student-centered, academically rigorous and market-relevant education focused on your personal and career and goals.

  • Expert faculty members are passionate about mentoring and helping each student identify a strong career path.
  • Professional connections are emphasized in learning experiences both inside and outside the classroom.
  • We are committed to a technology-forward learning environment.
  • Maryville continually updates curriculums with input from business and professional leaders to keep pace with the needs of employers.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Maryville University doesn't have a deadline,for international you should plan to apply by June 1st for Fall and November 1st for Spring.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Medical Terminology
  • Culturaal Diversity in Health and Illness
  • General Physics
  • Abnormal Psychology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Application for admission
  • Official copy of high school transcript (unless otherwise specified) or GED/HiSet score.  Exception: students who have a conferred baccalaureate degree.
  • Official transcripts from each college or university previously attended, if applicable.
  • Any other documentation required by a specific Maryville University academic program.

Tuition Fee

All laboratory courses in the Physical Therapy curriculum will have associated fees.

Living costs for Saint Louis

  • 1015 - 1530 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Maryville University is committed to making a top-ranked, private education affordable and accessible. Last year, over $99 million in scholarships and financial aid was awarded to 94 percent of our full-time students. Both merit-based and need-based assistance is available.

There are many scholarships sponsored by companies, fraternal organizations, churches, professional groups and employment affiliates.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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