Traditional Pathway

This pathway will require candidates to possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university (degree in any field) or be in their senior year of undergraduate study. A completed bachelor’s degree will be required before enrollment in the DPT Program, as evidenced by a final official college/university transcript, as well as completion of all the prerequisite courses as described in the admissions requirements.

All applicants through the Traditional Pathway will be evaluated and scored as described in the admissions process.

Health Sciences Pathway

The Methodist University Health Sciences Pathway will provide academically qualified MU undergraduate students with the opportunity for mentorship and assistance with the rigorous DPT admissions process. The Health Sciences Pathway will prepare the MU candidate for admission into the DPT Program upon successful completion of a MU bachelor’s degree.

This pathway is open to all traditional freshman students admitted to MU who desire to pursue a bachelor’s degree in the following majors:

MU students applying for admission through this pathway will still be required to complete the same DPT prerequisite courses as outside applicants and will apply in the same manner through PTCASApplicants applying through the Health Sciences Pathway will be scored on the same admissions criteria as outlined in the admissions process.

Involvement in the Health Sciences Pathway is not a guarantee of admission.

Affiliate Programs

Methodist University (MU) Health Sciences and our external affiliates have the opportunity for consideration for admission into the MU DPT Program as outlined in the MU DPT affiliate agreements. The following are external affiliates with MU DPT:

  • Baptist Health Sciences University
  • Saint Elizabeth University
  • Northern Vermont University
  • Waynesburg University