Earn Your DPT Online From Arcadia University

Arcadia University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) online, hybrid program, Arcadia DPT Online, prepares aspiring physical therapists to become the next generation of innovative, patient-centered practitioners.

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Arcadia University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) online, hybrid program, Arcadia DPT Online, prepares aspiring physical therapists to become the next generation of innovative, patient-centered practitioners.

Designed by the same world-renowned faculty from the College of Health Sciences’ on-campus DPT program, Arcadia DPT Online positions graduates to enter the field as skilled, evidence-based clinicians, who may then choose to become educators, researchers, practice owners and managers, and authors.


Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)1, Arcadia’s on-campus DPT program is ranked in the top 10% of all DPT programs in the country.2

Why Arcadia DPT Online?

Preparation for Licensure: Our curriculum purposefully prepares graduates to pursue licensure and sit for the National Physical Therapy
Exam
. Since 2016, 100% of on-campus students passed the national licensure examination with greater than 95% of students passing on their first attempt.3

Acclaimed Faculty

DPT faculty model and pursue scholarship, innovative teaching, and leadership. Faculty are recognized FAPTA associates, textbook authors, editorial board members of leading national journals, and officers of APTA specialty sections.

In-Field Preparation

With expert guidance from our faculty and affiliated clinical instructors, our hybrid blend of online courses, in-person immersions, and clinical education experiences enable students to apply classroom principles to real patients.

Program Overview

25

months
to complete

2

part-time clinical experiences
in the first year

32

weeks of clinical education experience

Each course of the patient-focused curriculum is built so that students can apply the material to the patient, enabling them to develop their skills as they advance through the program.

Pursure a Fulfulling Career and Start Changing Lives

By combining the accessibility of online classes with on-campus immersions and in-person clinical education experiences, Arcadia’s hybrid DPT program enables you to learn in a highly collaborative and engaging setting while delivering valuable hands-on experience.

Connect with an Arcadia DPT Online admissions counselor and find out how the online, hybrid model can prepare you to become a skilled, service-oriented physical therapist.

GRE and bachelor’s degree required.

Join a community of DPT scholars committed to excellence, cultural diversity, and integrity.

Request information to find out how Arcadia DPT Online can position you to become part of an exciting and rewarding profession as a licensed physical therapist.


1The Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Arcadia University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org. If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 215-572-2950 or email ptadmission@arcadia.edu.Return to footnote reference
2U.S. News and World Report, Best Physical Therapy Schools, most recently ranked in 2016Return to footnote reference