2019-20 Applicants

Nazareth College of Rochester


"This page is intended for college graduates ONLY. High school students and transfer students MUST contact the institution directly for information about the program entry - do not apply using PTCAS."

Contact Information more...

Judith Baker
Director, Transfer and Graduate Admissions
Graduate Admissions
Nazareth College of Rochester
4245 East Ave
Rochester NY, 14618
(585) 389-2822
(585) 389-2824
gradadmissions@naz.edu

General Information

PT program start date for entering class
05/18/2020
Additional information about the class profile
None that we know of. Most forfeits were due to financial reasons.
 

Incoming Class Profile

Size of most recent entering class
14
Anticipated size of next entering class
25
% of IN-STATE applicants accepted
79%
% of OUT-OF-STATE (non-resident) applicants accepted
21%
% of Class Taken via Early Decision Process
0%

Sex

% Male
21%
% Female
79%

Program Description more...

Mission:

The Nazareth College Physical Therapy Program prepares compassionate professionals that practice collaboratively, are life-long critical inquirers, and engage with a changing world.

Philosophy:

The faculty of the Nazareth College Physical Therapy Program believes that the integration of liberal arts and professional study provides a strong foundation for educating contemporary physical therapists. The professional curriculum prepares students to practice in an autonomous, collaborative value-based environment. Faculty serve as role models in demonstrating responsibility and accountability as teachers, clinicians, and scholars, as well as fostering an educational experience where students are responsible for their learning.

Application Deadlines

PTCAS application deadline
11/01/2019
Deadline type
Firm
Program has rolling admissions process?
No
Important dates

Application Deadline: November 1. Coursework begins May 2020.

Check the Nazareth College website for summer, fall and spring visit opportunties!


Early Decision

Program participates in PTCAS Early Decision?
No

Deposits

Deposit Required
Yes
Deposit Amount Required for Accepted Applicants
$500.00
Additional Information about Deposit
Enrollment deposit is applied toward the first semester's tuition and is non-refundable.
Due Date of First Required Deposit
01/15/2020

Interviews

Program conducts interviews as part of the admissions process?
No
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GPA

GPA Scores
MINIMUM GPA Score
AVERAGE GPA score for accepted students
Overall Undergraduate Cumulative
3.00
 
Program-specific Prerequisite
3.00
 
 

Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

Is GRE Required?
No

Observation Hours

 
PT Observation hours should be completed in at least two different settings.
Program's PT hours requirement
PT hours are required - a licensed PT must verify hours w/ signed form uploaded or online via PTCAS
Total number of PT hours REQUIRED
40
Paid
Accepted/Considered
Volunteer
Accepted/Considered
Inpatient
Accepted/Considered
Outpatient
Accepted/Considered

Supplemental/Upload Requirements

Supplemental FEE required?
No
Supplemental fee amount
$0.00
Supplemental APPLICATION required?
No
Supplemental MATERIALS required?
No
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Applicant must send one reference from this SPECIFIC type of evaluator
Applicant must send reference from ONE OR MORE evaluators in category to fulfill program's requirements
Evaluator type ACCEPTED
Evaluator type NOT accepted

Evaluator Types

Physical Therapist
Physical Therapist (additional)
Professor in Major
Professor
Academic
Supervisor/Employer
Teaching Assistant
PTA
Pre-PT Advisor
Politician
Health Care Professional
Friend
Family Member
Co-worker
Clergy
Other
Number of references required by program
2
Additional information about program's reference requirements
Recommendations from a supervisor, science professor, physical therapist, and/or health care provider are strongly recommended.

Foreign Applicants and Transcripts

Citizenship types eligible for admission U.S. citizens
  • U.S. citizens
  • U.S. permanent residents
  • Canadian citizens
  • Foreign (non-U.S.) citizens with a visa
Non-native speakers must submit official TOEFL scores?
Yes
Program policy for non-U.S. (foreign/international) coursework
Send WES foreign transcript evaluation to PTCAS
Program policy for CANADIAN coursework
  • Send original Canadian transcript to PTCAS
Additional information about program's policy on foreign coursework
Applicants seeking admission to a graduate program must possess a bachelor’s degree (or its equivalent in US terms) with adequate preparation from a recognized institute of higher education. Applicants from foreign educational institutions are required to send official copies of transcripts with certified English translation to the World Education Services for evaluation. www.wes.org or a NACES certified credential evaluation service.

English Language Proficiency: Applicants applying from a foreign educational institution, whose native language is not English, are required to prove English proficiency by one of the following methods:

* 550 on the paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), or

* 79 on the Internet-based test TOEFL (a minimum of 25 on the speaking portion is required), or

* 6.5 on the English Language Testing System (IELTS)

Please note that minimum score may vary by program. Results of the test must be forwarded directly to Nazareth College. NOTE:

1. Applicants with lower English proficiency may be admitted on a provisional basis by enrolling in Nazareth's American Language Institute for an intensive English program.

2. Applicants without formal English language proficiency scores may be admitted conditionally upon being tested after arrival.

For undergraduate students, the testing will determine English placement.

For more information:

TOEFL: www.ets.org

IELTS: www.ielts.org

NACES: www.naces.org

After you select the program and enter your coursework on the application, you may be required to match your courses to the program's course prerequisites in the "Prerequisites" tab of the "Program Materials" section.
General information
Bachelor's degree required prior to matriculation into PT program?
Yes
Anatomy and/or Physiology (A&P) course prerequisites MUST be completed in biology, neuroscience, anatomy, or integrated physiology department
Yes
Anatomy & Physiology I
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Required
Credits
SH: 4
Acceptable Courses
  • A&P: COMBINED Course (eg, A&P)
  • A&P: Vertebrate
  • A&P: SEPARATE courses
  • A&P: Exercise Physiology
  • A&P: Human
Anatomy & Physiology II
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Required
Credits
SH: 4
Acceptable Courses
  • A&P: COMBINED Course (eg, A&P)
  • A&P: Vertebrate
  • A&P: SEPARATE courses
  • A&P: Exercise Physiology
  • A&P: Human
Chemistry I
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Required
Credits
SH: 4
Acceptable Courses
  • Chemistry: Biochemistry
  • Chemistry: Organic
Chemistry II
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Required
Credits
SH: 4
Acceptable Courses
  • Chemistry: Biochemistry
  • Chemistry: Organic
Physics I
Physics for Science or Health Professions majors.
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Required
Credits
SH: 4
Acceptable Courses
  • Physics I
Physics II
Physics for Science or Health Professions majors.
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Required
Credits
SH: 4
Acceptable Courses
  • Physics II
Psychology
One course is in a developmental psychology course is preferred. 1 of 2 psychology courses required.
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Not Applicable
Credits
SH: 3
Acceptable Courses
  • Psychology: Abnormal
  • Psychology: Adolescent
  • Psychology: Child
  • Psychology: Death & Dying
  • Psychology: Developmental
  • Psychology: Growth & Development
  • Psychology: Human Behavior
  • Psychology: Life Span Development
  • Psychology: Rehabilitation
  • Psychology: Social
  • Psychology: Sports
Psychology
One course is in a developmental psychology course is preferred. 2 of 2 psychology courses required.
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Not Applicable
Credits
SH: 3
Acceptable Courses
  • Psychology: Abnormal
  • Psychology: Adolescent
  • Psychology: Child
  • Psychology: Death & Dying
  • Psychology: Developmental
  • Psychology: Growth & Development
  • Psychology: Human Behavior
  • Psychology: Life Span Development
  • Psychology: Rehabilitation
  • Psychology: Social
  • Psychology: Sports
Statistics
Psychology based statistics preferred; math based sometimes accepted.
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Not Applicable
Credits
SH: 3
Acceptable Courses
  • Psychology: Statistics