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Samford University

School of Health Professions

Birmingham, AL

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Overview

Samford University / School of Health Professions is located in Birmingham, AL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Physical therapy
Master of Athletic Training (MAT) Athletic training
Master of Science (MS) Speech language pathology
Master of Science (MS) Respiratory care

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 50

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
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Capstone course
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Capstone course

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

645
Applied
209
Accepted
9
Enrolled
32%

Applying

120
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline December 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Recommendations, resume, on-campus interview, personal statement, shadowing hours, transcripts
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Recommendations, resume, on-campus interview, personal statement, shadowing hours, transcripts

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 575
TOEFL IBT score: 90
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards May 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

152
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.63%
Black or African American 3.29%
White or Caucasian 84%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.66%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.95%
Unknown 4.61%

Gender

Male (21%)
Female (78%)

Faculty

25
Total faculty
Full-time - 24
Part-time - 1
Male (11)
Female (14)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Physical disabilities related to Parkinson's disease, neurogenic communication disorders, skeletal muscle physiology, spinal cord injuries, medical ventilation and tobacco treatment and prevention
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL  35229
United States
Contact Dr. Alan Jung Ph.D.
Dean of the School of Health Professions
Email: apjung@samford.edu
Phone: 205-726-2716

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