Physical and Mental Requirements for Program Admission

Students matriculating in the physical therapy division at Walsh University must have:

  • Adequate gross and fine motor ability for safe performance of patient examination and intervention procedures.

  • Adequate visual, auditory, tactile and kinesthetic senses for obtaining accurate examination and investigative findings.

  • Ability to think critically and solve problems.

  • Ability to effectively communicate (oral, nonverbal and written).

  • Ability to organize and effectively manage tasks.

  • Adaptability to perform tasks with persons from diverse backgrounds in a variety of settings.