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Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Department of Physical Therapy

New Orleans, LA

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Overview

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center / Department of Physical Therapy is located in New Orleans, LA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 36

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum combined score: 296)
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

216
Applied
35
Accepted
35
Enrolled
16%

Applying

140
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum combined score: 296)
Doctoral Degree Requirements 60 hours of experience in physical therapy, minimum GPA of 3.0 in math and science, bachelor's degree

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 15

Student Body

100
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 3%
White or Caucasian 90%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
Unknown 2%

Gender

Male (33%)
Female (67%)

Faculty

7
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 0
Male (1)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Wound healing, spinal cord injury, pain management, geriatrics, muscle physiology, muscle damage, motor control, balance
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 433 Bolivar Street
New Orleans, LA  70112-2223
United States
Contact Dr. Jane M. Eason
Head
Email: jeason@lsuhsc.edu
Phone: 504-568-4288
Fax: 504-568-6552

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