Arcadia University’s Hybrid Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) | OnlineArcadia University’s Hybrid Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) | OnlineArcadia University’s Hybrid Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) | Online
Preparing aspiring physical therapists to become the next generation of innovative, patient-centered practitioners.Preparing aspiring physical therapists to become the next generation of innovative, patient-centered practitioners.Preparing aspiring physical therapists to become the next generation of innovative, patient-centered practitioners.
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Bachelor’s required. GRE scores are optional.
CAPTE Accredited—Arcadia University’s hybrid DPT program1 is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) for the next 10 years.2
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.
26-Month DPT—Students can prepare for licensure and a fulfilling career as a physical therapist in just 26 months.
Ultimate NPTE Pass Rate for On-Campus Students in the Past Four Years5
Projected Employment Growth Between 2021 and 20316
Prepare for Licensure With Our Hybrid DPT Program
The hybrid curriculum—designed by the same world-renowned faculty members 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 two 12-week, full-time clinical internships. These immersive experiences give students the skills to excel in a variety of settings, from outpatient clinics to top-tier hospitals and rehabilitation systems.
Highly collaborative classes online.
Accomplished and award-winning faculty.
Clinical education experiences and 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). Through accelerated, integrated, and high-quality instruction, our faculty delivers courses that build in complexity and depth as students progress through the program. Each course is designed so that students can immediately apply classroom learnings to help real patients during their clinical experiences.