Arcadia University’s Hybrid Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) | Online

Preparing aspiring physical therapists to become the next generation of innovative, patient-centered practitioners.
  • CAPTE Accredited—Arcadia University’s #24-ranked hybrid DPT program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).1
  • Hybrid Online Format—Through a mix of engaging online sessions, on-campus immersions, and hands-on clinical experiences, students across the country are able to earn their DPT without relocating.
  • 25-Month DPT—Prepare to pursue licensure and a fulfilling career as a physical therapist in just 25 months.

Earn Your Hybrid DPT From Arcadia University

Top 25

Best DPT Programs in the Country2

100%

Employment Rate Post-Graduation3

Over 99%

Average NPTE Pass Rate for On-Campus Students In the Past Four Years4

Prepare for Licensure With Our Hybrid DPT Program

The hybrid curriculum—designed by the same world-renowned faculty who teach the on-campus program at Arcadia—is delivered through a combination of online sessions, on-campus immersions, and clinical education experiences. Students will spend eight weeks in an inpatient or outpatient setting under the mentorship of a licensed physical therapist and take part in a 24-week, full-time clinical internship.

  • Highly collaborative classes online.
  • Accomplished and award-winning faculty.
  • Clinical education experiences. Real-world application.

Organized into 20 case-driven, patient-based courses that integrate knowledge from every practice area of physical therapy, our curriculum specifically prepares graduates to pursue licensure and sit for the National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE). The courses build in complexity and depth as students progress through the program, and each course is designed so that students can immediately apply classroom learnings to help real patients during their clinical experiences.

Become a skilled, service-oriented physical therapist with Arcadia’s hybrid DPT program. 

1Best Physical Therapy Schools, ranked in 2020. U.S. News & World Report. Retrieved October 4.arrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference

2Best Physical Therapy Schools, ranked in 2020. U.S. News & World Report. Retrieved October 4.arrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference

3Arcadia DPT on-campus program outcomes from 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021. Retrieved October 8.arrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference

4Arcadia DPT on-campus program outcomes from 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021. Retrieved October 8.arrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference