AT Still University of Health Sciences Physical Therapy Department
Arizona School of Health Sciences 5850 E. Still Circle Mesa AZ 85206 United States
Phone+1 480.219.6162
Phone 2 +1 480.219.6000
Program Description
Home of the world's first osteopathic medical school, founded in 1892, A.T. Still University is a renowned healthcare education and training university and a leading educator in multidisciplinary healthcare founded on whole person care. ATSU comprises the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (KCOM), the Arizona School of Health Sciences (ASHS), the Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health (ASDOH), The Missouri School of Dentistry and Oral Health (MOSDOH), and the online College of Graduate Health Studies (CGHS). The Arizona School of Health Sciences, located in Mesa, Ariz., offers doctoral and master of science degrees in a wide range of healthcare disciplines and strives to advance healthcare by educating compassionate, competent healthcare professionals. The school's interdisciplinary and technology emphasis, with incorporation of a philosophy of wholeness and treatment of body, mind, and spirit, creates an excellent professional educational environment.

The Curriculum

The Physical Therapy Residential Program is an entry-level doctoral program three years in length. The program requires full time attendance and includes supervised clinical experiences. Courses are designed with emphasis on both a strong academic foundation and clinical practice. Class sizes allow faculty and staff to work closely with students to help them develop the professional attitudes and clinical problem-solving skills necessary for optimum patient care. Graduation from the Physical Therapy Residential Program requires completion of didactic and clinical coursework, as well as a terminal capstone project. Upon graduation, students are awarded the Doctor of Physical Therapy (D.P.T.) degree. Physical therapy students receive their basic and clinical science education in the greater Phoenix metropolitan area. Clinical education is completed in healthcare facilities throughout Arizona and selected sites outside Arizona.
General
Program offers a guaranteed freshman admission pathway?
No
Dual Degrees
Will the professional (entry-level) PT program offer a satellite or branch campus to applicants during the upcoming admissions cycle?
No
Admission Interviews
Program conducts interviews as part of the admissions process?
Yes
Deposits
Is a Deposit Required for Accepted Applicants?
Yes
Total cumulative deposit
$1000
Additional Information about Deposit
Accepted applicants must submit acceptance fee no later than January 15th, 2021. After January 15th, 2021, accepted applicants must submit their fee within 14 days of receiving the offer of acceptance. Acceptance fee is applied towards first quarter tuition upon matriculation.
Deposit Refundable?
No
Due Date of First Required Deposit
01/15/2021
Incoming Class Profile
Anticipated Size of the Next Entering Class
62
Size of Most Recent Entering Class
62
% of IN-STATE applicants accepted
34%
% of OUT-OF-STATE (non-resident) U.S. applicants accepted
66%
Sex
% Male
35%
% Female 
65%
Race/Ethnicity
% Hispanic 
16%
% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2%
% Asian
9%
% African-American/Black (Non-Hispanic)
2%
% White (Not of Hispanic Origin) 
63%
% Two or More Races 
3%
% Declining to State 
5%
Contacts