Mount St. Joseph University Department of Physical Therapy
5701 Delhi Pike Mount St. Joseph University Cincinnati OH 45233 United States
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Program Description

What makes our DPT Program unique? 

* New Health Sciences classrooms and laboratories are spacious and well equipped, including Anatomage lab, motion analysis using Dartfish and state of the art camera capture system.

* The Physical Therapy Faculty are readily accessible to their students and are committed to their success. 

* Physical Therapy students receive training on high fidelity simulation with SimMan3G and have access to other simulation experiences.

* Mount graduates have 100% employment and continuous 100% pass rate.

* The Physical Therapy Program provides students with diverse clinical experiences across the US and various opportunities to interact with the community. In addition, students have several on-campus integrated clinical experiences.

* Students enjoy a small student to faculty ratio. 

* Physical therapy students and faculty are active members of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Ohio Physical Therapy Association. 

* Employers and clinical instructors share that our physical therapy students and graduates demonstrate a high degree of professionalism and preparedness. 

* The Physical Therapy Program values its extensive ties with the regional healthcare community including Mother Margaret Hall, Bayley, and Children's Hospital, among others. 

* The Mount's DPT program offers several Inter-professional education experiences throughout the curriculum in collaboration with other departments in the School of Health Sciences.


* "I attribute much of my success as a therapist to my education from The Mount. Without the personal guidance of every faculty member, the well-constructed curriculum, or the constantly challenging course load I would not have had a knowledge or confidence to dive into the world of pediatric physical therapy. I believe it was the DPT program at The Mount that showed me that hard work pays off, and that countless hours of study for 3 years meant a lifetime of joy.I feel confident that every DPT student at The Mount has an advantage when it comes to starting out as a new graduate and helping to make their patient's lives better!"

* "My experience at the Mount as a PT student was rewarding because of the dedicated talented faculty and the diverse clinical education opportunities I was afforded. I now manage a busy outpatient orthopedic practice and would not be able to do so if it was not for the strong foundation I received from the orthopedic experts on the Mount's faculty. The high expectations of professionalism and preparedness that were instilled in me by the Mount PT program are things I still carry with me today." 

* "The Physical Therapy Program at the Mount has provided me opportunities to learn not only through academics but also through leadership roles in SPTA and hands-on experience with "real" patients. With this dynamic education I have received, I feel prepared to accept any challenge I am presented with in the future." 

* "I like the small classes, the help offered by the registration staff and the professors who are passionate about their subject. I like the campus too even strangers greet you as you pass them in the hall." 

* "We will be able to apply what we learn in a real-life patient setting, while gaining valuable hands-on experience treating patients. I believe the Mount makes it a priority to teach professionalism through experience." 

* "Upon graduation, I gained a greater appreciation for my education when I entered the workforce. As an entry level therapist my critical thinking and reasoning skills were beyond my experience level, and were grounded in a sound knowledge base."

Program offers a guaranteed freshman admission pathway?
Dual Degrees
Will the professional (entry-level) PT program offer a satellite or branch campus to applicants during the upcoming admissions cycle?
Institution's Religious Affiliation
Sisters of Charity - Catholic
Admission Interviews
Program conducts interviews as part of the admissions process?
Additional information about interviews

The Mount conducts interviews during the fall semester. We recommend submitting your application by Sept.1 to receive early invitation consideration.

Is a Deposit Required for Accepted Applicants?
Total cumulative deposit
Additional Information about Deposit
Non-refundable.  Deposit is applied to first semester tuition.
Deposit Refundable?
Deposits collected on a rolling basis after offer of admission made?
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Additional information about the class profile
As a benefit of choosing Mount St. Joseph University for their undergraduate education, graduates of the Mount are eligible for interview if they adhere to the PTCAS application requirements, and have completed 90 or more credit hours with degree awarded at the Mount.

Minority-Serving Institution (MSI) Status
Program housed at a Minority-Serving Institution No
Employees100 to 500