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Physical Therapy, D.P.T.

A technology-infused curriculum and hands-on clinical training prepare you for today’s rapidly changing health care environment. Use simulations, contemporary assessment tools, and transformative research to excel in local and global health care delivery.

What You’ll Learn

Our Doctor of Physical Therapy program gives you the clinical and critical thinking skills you’ll need to care holistically for your patients as individuals. Classroom lectures in treatment interventions, injury prevention, and more are infused with case-based learning activities, allowing you to work with your peers to problem-solve and develop valuable clinical skills.

Our curriculum revolves around technology, helping to prepare you for work in today’s interconnected health care industry. You’ll use simulated labs to experience patient management in high-risk medical scenarios and work with contemporary diagnostic tools to help you learn how to provide patients with exceptional care.

You’ll learn from experienced D.P.T. faculty, the majority of whom are board-certified clinical specialists in the areas of orthopedic, sports, neurological, geriatric, and pediatric patient care, who bring the latest contemporary practice principles to your classroom. You’ll also work side-by-side on professional research, including opportunities to co-author articles in peer-reviewed publications and/or present your findings at national and international conferences.

Employers

  • Montefiore Medical Center
  • New York City Department of Education
  • Northwell Health
  • NYU Winthrop Hospital
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Career Options

  • Home Health/Hospice Care ers
  • Outpatient Clinics
  • Professional Sports Teams
  • Rehabilitation Facilities
  • Research Centers
  • Schools/Sports Teams
  • Sports and Fitness Training
Marin Graham (D.P.T. ’19)

Body Gears

A physical therapist at Body Gears in Chicago, Marin specializes in women’s health and the treatment of pelvic floor conditions.

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Karl Arabian (D.P.T. ’19)

LIJ Medical

Having known from a young age that he wanted to pursue a career involving human movement, medicine, and exercise, Karl is a physical therapist at Long Island Jewish Medical Center / Northwell Health.

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Alexandra Hermanowski (D.P.T. ’21)

Student

After earning her B.S. in Health Sciences in 2018, Alexandra is now a student in New York Tech’s Physical Therapy, D.P.T. program, fulfilling her dream of helping others through physical therapy.

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Accredited

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The Doctor of Physical Therapy program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).

How You’ll Succeed

Our Physical Therapy, D.P.T. program features 36-weeks of clinical education, as well as the opportunity to participate in research and global healthcare delivery. These experiences will prepare you to meet the challenges of the modern world both here at home and globally.

Upon graduation, we also offer a postgraduate Orthopedic Residency Program, which allows you to hone your skills in an intense one-year training program.

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Accredited

The Doctor of Physical Therapy program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).

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