Physical Therapy student working with patient

Helping people improve movement and manage pain

Physical therapy, the science of healing and art of caring, involves evaluation, treatment planning, performance of tests and measures, client education, consultative services, and supervision of support personnel.

Degrees

Doctorate in Physical Therapy (D.P.T.)

Doctors of physical therapy are recognized as movement scientists, improving patient and clients' quality of life to improve their ability to participate in and contribute to society.

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Transitional Doctorate in Physical Therapy (t-D.P.T.)

The Transitional Doctorate in Physical Therapy degree is conferred upon completion of a structured five-semester, 25-credit hour, online post-professional educational experience that augments current professional knowledge, skills and behaviors.

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Admission Requirements

Application Deadline

D.P.T.

  • Early application is Sept. 15, 2017 to be considered for early interview on Nov. 16, 2017
  • General admission deadline is Dec. 1, 2017 to be considered for an interview on Feb. 8 & 9, 2018

t-D.P.T.

  • Rolling admissions with next deadline for application materials as April 1, 2018. The program begins a cohort every other year, with the next cohort beginning courses in fall 2018