University of Maryland - Eastern Shore Department of Physical Therapy
Department of Physical Therapy Hazel Hall, Suite 2093 Princess Anne MD 21853 United States
Phone+1 410.651.6301
Phone 2 +1 410.651.6334
Program Description
The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, a three-year course of study that integrates clinical and classroom experiences, constitutes the initial professional preparation for students desiring to become physical therapists. Graduates of the program will be prepared to carry out the expanding responsibilities as autonomous health care providers practicing in a variety of clinical settings, and in educational and research environments. The DPT Program also prepares students to contribute to the field of physical therapy through research and other scholarly activities in addition to the utilization of these activities.

All classrooms, laboratories and faculty offices are conveniently located in Hazel Hall, which contains state-of-the art teaching and laboratory equipment. The program has a student-centered learning environment with small class sizes which facilitates optimal hands-on learning and early clinical application. For more information about the program or to schedule a tour of the department, please visit our website at https://www.umes.edu/pt/

Graduates boast a 100% passing rate on the National Physical Therapy Examination and are well prepared for clinical practice.
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
$700
Deposit Refundable?
No
Due Date of First Required Deposit
01/15/2021
Incoming Class Profile
Anticipated Size of the Next Entering Class
34
Size of Most Recent Entering Class
34
% of IN-STATE applicants accepted
94%
% of OUT-OF-STATE (non-resident) U.S. applicants accepted
6%
Sex
% Male
35%
% Female 
65%
Race/Ethnicity
% Hispanic 
3%
% Asian
6%
% African-American/Black (Non-Hispanic)
9%
% White (Not of Hispanic Origin) 
70%
% Two or More Races 
6%
% Declining to State 
6%
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