University graduation and degree conferral ceremonies are held in the spring of each year for the Physical Therapy Program. To qualify for the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), students must:

  1. Satisfactorily complete all courses with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.750;
  2. Satisfactorily complete the required minimum of 171.0* quarter credit hours in the curriculum; 
  3. Receive a favorable recommendation for the degree conferral from the Physical Therapy Academic Review Committee and the CHS Student Promotion and Graduation Committee;
  4. Receive a favorable recommendation for the degree conferral from the University Faculty Senate;
  5. Settle all financial accounts with the institution; and
  6. Complete all graduation clearance requirements as instructed by the Office of the Registrar.

         *For students admitted prior to June 2023, refer to the published curriculum for Year 1 listed in the Midwestern University Catalog for the year in which you matriculated.