Musculoskeletal – Upper Extremity Graduate Certificate

A physical therapy student seated in a chair examines another physical therapy student who is laying on a table.

Focus on the upper limbs

Gain an edge: This certificate can help you earn Certification in Orthopedic Manual Therapy (COMT).

Refine your craft in treating hand/elbow, shoulder and cervical spine injuries.

Why earn the musculoskeletal – upper extremity graduate certificate at Missouri State?

  • Reach a professional milestone. This certificate prepares you for the COMT exam.
  • Our partnership with the International Academy of Orthopedic Medicine (IAOM) allows us to prepare you for this highly sought credential.
  • Being at the COMT level can lead you to better jobs and pay.
  • As a specialist for the upper extremities, you can provide advanced diagnostic and treatment methods to your patients.


Apply on GradCAS

Apply to this certificate program through a central application: GradCAS. Review the sections above before you begin.