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Missouri State University

Department of Physical Therapy

Springfield, MO

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Overview

Missouri State University / Department of Physical Therapy is located in Springfield, MO, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 40

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

69
Applied
44
Accepted
38
Enrolled
64%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
50
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, PTCAS

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 31
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

115
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.61%
Black or African American 0.87%
White or Caucasian 86%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.74%
Asian 1.74%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.48%
Unknown 3.48%

Gender

Male (41%)
Female (58%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 13
Male (12)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), posture and the temporomandibular joint, clinical orthopedics, aging of the motor system
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 901 South National
Springfield, MO  65897
United States
Contact Dr. Jeanne Cook
Department Head
Email: physicaltherapy@missouristate.edu
Phone: 417-836-6179
Fax: 417-836-6229