To be eligible for the Physical Therapy Sports Residency, you must:
- Have current licensure as a physical therapist by the Minnesota Board of Physical Therapy or anticipated licensure upon graduation from an accredited physical therapy program in the application year. It is strongly recommended that new graduates sit for the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) April test date of the residency year (and not the July test date).
- Comply with Mayo Clinic's physical therapy general employment requirements, which may include a criminal background check and pre- and post-employment drug screening
- Be a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and a member of the Sports Academy and Orthopaedic Academy.
- Possess Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) or Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification or have taken an Emergency Medical Response (EMR) or Emergency Medical Response for the athlete (ERA) course before starting the program
See Application Process for more information on review criteria.
Non-U.S. citizen applicants
See the Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences non-U.S. citizen applicants policy.
See further Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences admissions policy information.