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MGH Institute of Health Professions

MS Program in Physical Therapy

Boston, MA

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Overview

MGH Institute of Health Professions / MS Program in Physical Therapy is located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
(Certificate)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 22

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Clinical preceptorship

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

168
Applied
135
Accepted
100
Enrolled
80%

Applying

100
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes
Winter deadline July 1st July 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Graduation from an approved program in physical therapy

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

65
Total Graduate Students
69%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
30%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.08%
Black or African American 4.62%
White or Caucasian 33%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 53.85%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 4.62%

Gender

Male (15%)
Female (84%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 5
Male (3)
Female (17)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Disability in the elderly; gait, balance and posture; cardiac rehabilitation; relationship of impairment to disability; effect of muscle strengthening in the elderly
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Charlestown Navy Yard
36 1st Avenue
Boston, MA  02129
United States
Contact Dr. Lesley Portney
Dean
Email: lportney@mghihp.edu
Phone: 617-726-3170
Fax: 617-724-6321

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