NMC Transfer Guide

To: Central Michigan University - Main Campus

Program: Physical Therapy

Central Michigan University's Physical Therapy program is a Doctoral level program. You may enroll in one of numerous undergraduate majors such as Biology, Health, Chemistry, Psychology, etc. You will earn a Bachelors degree with a major of your choice (in consultation with the P.T. Advisor), and earn a Doctoral degree in Physical Therapy upon completion of the P.T. program. The P.T. program is highly competitive. Last year, the average GPA for acceptance was a 3.63.

Applicants will need a minimum of 50 hours exploring physical therapy as a career in at least two different professional settings. This can include volunteer work, observation hours, and/or work experience with a licensed physical therapist, as well as interviews and professional journal reading. If you have questions please contact the Physical Therapy program at CMU.

It is highly recommended you contact CMU as early in your academic career as possible.

ADMISSION CRITERIA

  1. Minimum overall GPA of 3.0. All courses must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 to transfer to CMU.
  2. This is a doctoral program. To be considered for admission, students must have completed or be in the final stages of completing an undergraduate degree, a minimum of 50 career exploration hours, and the GRE (Graduate Requisite Exam).
  3. Transfer students must complete graduation competencies for CMU (Eng 111, 112; Com 111; Mth 111) at NMC or they will be required to complete these classes during their first or second semester at CMU.

BASIC REQUIREMENTS

Completion of Basic Requirement courses at NMC will satisfy the MACRAO Agreement and fulfill the general requirements at CMU.

Communications

Credits

ENG 111, 112

English Composition

8

Science/Math

Credits

MTH 121 & 122

College Algebra & Trigonometry

7

MTH 131

Probability and Statistics

3

BIO 110

Essential Biology

4

BIO 115

Cell, Plant, and Ecosystem Biology

4

BIO 215

Genetics

3

BIO 227 & 228

Anatomy & Physiology I & II (must complete both to receive A & P credit at CMU)

10

CHM 150 & 151

General Chemistry I & II

10

PHY 121 & 122

General Physics I & II

8

Social Science

PSY 101

Intro to Psychology

3

PSY 211

Developmental Psychology

3

Click here to select an additional Group 1 Social Science course from a dept. other than PSY »

3

Humanities

Click here to select 8 Group 1 Humanities credits from more than 1 dept. »

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

COM 111

Public Speaking (If you are completing a Bachelors degree at CMU)

4

To complete ASA, as part of guide above, select a Group 1 Humanities or Social Science course meeting the Cultural Perspectives and Diversity Requirement.

Northwestern Michigan College does not assume final responsibility for the accuracy of information on this guide. The final responsibility for the successful transfer of classes suggested on this guide rests with you and the institution you plan to transfer to. It is strongly recommended that you visit the institution as early in your academic career (prior to transfer) as possible.

Updated: Spring 2013

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