In addition to the PTCAS online application, all applicants are required to apply to the USD Graduate School by paying a $35 application fee. In order to submit the application fee, please use the link below and select USD Graduate Application Fee ($35.00).
At least one reference must be from a physical therapist. It is recommended that the other two be from an instructor/professor, employer/supervisor, or a second physical therapist.
PT observation hours due on application deadline. Applicants are encouraged to observe in a variety of settings with particular attention to rural settings. All observation hours must be verified through PTCAS either electronically or via upload of a signed document.
If a prerequisite course was repeated, the highest grade earned in the prerequisite content area will be used in calculation of the prerequisite GPA.