2024 - 2025 Academic Catalog Addendum

Midwestern University 2024-2025 Academic Catalog Addendum

The addendum reflects catalog updates made since the catalog was published on June 1, 2024.

Please note that catalog updates listed on the Addendum will not be reflected in the official pdf version of the entire catalog, accessible from the Catalog Home section. Addendum items are late changes that were approved after the official catalog publishing date of June 1, 2024.

Catalog Editors, Initial Approvers, and Final Approvers who need to request an addendum to the catalog should reach out to the Catalog Administrators in the Office of the Registrar. After an approval process, you will be required to make catalog edits to include these addendum items in the current catalog and also update the active staging site for the next academic year.  

The following updates have been made in the current live catalog and are described in the table below.

Catalog Page Change Description Date of Update


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Admission Requirements

Students seeking admission to the Physical Therapy Program must submit the following documented evidence:

  1. Completion of a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  2. Minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 and a minimum science GPA of 2.9 on a 4.0 scale. A pre-requisite GPA of 3.0 or greater may be considered for admission if the cumulative and/or science GPA(s) is(are) below the minimum criteria.
  3. Completion of prerequisite courses totaling 46 semester/66 quarter credits as listed below from a regionally accredited college or university.
    • Grades of C or better (grades of C- are NOT acceptable) in each course.
  4. Completion of a total of 30 hours of observation, volunteerism or paid work in a physical therapy setting is required for admission. These hours must be verified by a Physical Therapist. Additional hours will not strengthen an application.
  5. Demonstration of a people or service orientation through community service or extracurricular activities.
  6. Motivation for and commitment to healthcare as demonstrated by previous work, volunteer work, or other life experiences.
  7. Motivation and commitment to learning, including self-directed learning.
  8. Oral and written communication skills necessary to interact with patients and colleagues.
  9. Commitment to abide by the Midwestern University Drug-Free Workplace and Substance Abuse Policy.
  10. Passage of the Midwestern University criminal background check.
  11. Provision of additional documentation needed to meet specific program requirements.