Oakland University

School of Health Sciences

Master of Science in Physical Therapy


520 O'Dowd Hall

520 O'Dowd Hall

Rochester, MI 48309

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Physical Therapy

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Science in Physical Therapy (MSPT) degree program is designed to provide foreign-educated physical therapists with in-depth knowledge of the profession as practiced in the United States. The focus is on current, evidence-based, professional practice. All students must complete a set of core courses, research courses and electives. Student will be able to, with adviser-approval, design a set of elective courses. For students who wish to participate in clinical and/or residency program courses, proof of a current physical therapy license in the U.S., Canada or country in which the student practices is required.


Oakland University is accredited as a doctoral degree-granting institution by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

International Student Requirements:

International applicants requiring an I-20 for a visa must also submit additional documents, including an International Student Supplemental Application, financial documents, transcript evaluations, and proof of English language proficiency (TOEFL, IELTS or MELAB).

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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