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Samford University

School of Health Professions

Birmingham, AL

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Overview

Samford University / School of Health Professions is located in Birmingham, AL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Speech language pathology
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Physical therapy
Master of Athletic Training (MAT) Athletic training
Master of Science (MS) Respiratory care

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 17

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Capstone course
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Capstone course

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

191
Applied
114
Accepted
5
Enrolled
60%

Applying

120
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline October 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline May 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Recommendations, resume, on-campus interview, personal statement, shadowing hours
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Recommendations, resume, on-campus interview, personal statement, shadowing hours

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

142
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
98%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.82%
Black or African American 2.11%
White or Caucasian 86%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 0.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4.23%
Unknown 3.52%

Gender

Male (24%)
Female (75%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time - 20
Part-time - 1
Male (9)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Physical disabilities related to Parkinson's disease, neurogenic communication disorders, skeletal muscle physiology, spinal cord injuries, medical ventilation and tobacco treatment and prevention
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL  35229
United States
Contact Dr. Alan Jung
Dean of the School of Health Professions
Email: apjung@samford.edu
Phone: 205-726-2716