This comprehensive degree program gives students the personalized attention they need to become clinicians who think critically and solve problems.
This comprehensive degree trains compassionate, caring professionals who practice autonomously, holistically and collaboratively. Students will learn to effectively apply scientifically validated therapeutic skills and techniques, respect individual uniqueness, dignity, and diversity and understand the responsibilities of a health care provider in the 21st Century.
The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program values its extensive ties with the regional healthcare community, including Mother Margaret Hall, Bayley Place, and Children’s Hospital, among others. Employers and clinical instructors know the College’s physical therapy students and graduates demonstrate a high degree of professionalism and preparedness.
The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program provides its students with diverse clinical experiences. The College of Mount St. Joseph proudly provides state-of-the-art campus-wide technology, and our Health Science classrooms and laboratories are spacious and well equipped.
The Physical Therapy program’s mission and philosophy grow from the College of Mount St. Joseph's liberal arts and sciences tradition. From the inaugural graduating class of 1999 to today, the College has been privileged to participate in the education and development of proficient, caring, and well-rounded physical therapists.
Upon completion of the program, a graduate must apply for and successfully pass the National Physical Therapy Examination conducted by each state’s licensing board.
The Doctor of Physical Therapy program at the College of Mount St. Joseph is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).
- The Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
- Department of Accreditation
- American Physical Therapy Association
- 1111 North Fairfax Street
- Alexandria, VA 22314
- Telephone: 703-706-3245
- Website: www.apta.org/CAPTE