Earn a Graduate Degree Online From
Arcadia University’s College of Health Sciences

Prepare for Compassionate Patient Care Online at Arcadia

Arcadia University’s College of Health Sciences prepares aspiring leaders for careers in today’s ever-changing health care landscape. Our educational philosophy focuses on improving health care through science, the discovery of new ideas, and redefining patient care beyond traditional boundaries.

Our graduate programs focus on patient-centered curricula, experiential learning, scholarship, and evidence-based practice. Arcadia prepares students to become expert clinicians, assume leadership roles, work collaboratively with other professions, and optimize global health.

Currently, we offer our Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program online. To find out about all of our program options that are offered online and on campus, visit Arcadia’s College of Health Sciences website.

The Arcadia Promise

Students who come to Arcadia University are welcomed into a long tradition of a distinctively global, integrative, and personal learning experience that prepares them to thrive in a rapidly changing world.

Our hybrid, online DPT program is committed to developing and training highly competent, globally aware healthcare professionals who are prepared to be lifelong learners. Our students are trained to enter patient care positions with integrity, confidence, academic excellence, and professionalism.

“We encourage students seeking their first professional degree and practitioners interested in expanding their expertise to explore our program offerings and discover how the College of Health Sciences at Arcadia can help you achieve your goals."

Rebecca L. Craik, DPT, PhD, FAPTA; Dean, College of Health Sciences; Professor, Department of Physical Therapy

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), Arcadia's hybrid DPT program, Arcadia DPT Online, prepares students to apply clinical, behavioral, and research-driven knowledge to help people of all ages and backgrounds overcome the effects of disease or injury and maximize function.

Arcadia’s on-campus DPT program is ranked in the top 10 percent of all DPT programs in the nation.1

Our curriculum features:

  • Nationally and internationally known faculty and speakers
  • Patient-centered, evidence-based curriculum
  • Highly interactive video conferencing with peers and professors
  • Periodic on-campus immersive experiences to hone hands-on skills and application
  • Opportunities for clinical experiences at regionally recognized medical facilities
Explore the Doctor of Physical Therapy

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Request information today and speak with an admissions counselor about Arcadia's online DPT program.


1 U.S. News & World Report, Best Physical Therapy Schools, Ranked in 2020 Return to footnote reference