All CUNY licensed health professions programs will consider students to be eligible for admission consistent with the regulations of the New York State Education Department (NYSED) that make professional licensure available not only to U.S. citizens but to non-citizens so long as they are ???not unlawfully present in the United States,??? including those with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and those who are permanently residing in the United States under color of law (PRUCOL).
The clinical Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) program is designed to prepare graduates to examine, evaluate, diagnose, and intervene in the management of impairments, functional limitations, and disabilities of the cardiopulmonary,musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, and integumentary systems. The College of Staten Island will admit students to the program for the semester of each academic year. All course work will take place at the college. Applicants must have an earned baccalaureate degree along with specified course prerequisites.The three-year curriculum requires 105 credits of graduate course work and completion of a capstone research project. Tuition rates and student fees are detailed on the CSI website for DPT students.The mission of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at the College of Staten Island, the only physical therapy program in Staten Island, is to prepare graduates to become competent physical therapists that restore and improve the health and well-being of individuals in our community, and the world. The program is committed to excellence in education, research, leadership, and service. To fulfill this commitment we foster a collegial, collaborative, and inclusive learning environment. Our program prepares graduates to apply evidence to provide efficient and effective care. We train graduates in pre-clinical and clinical research to instill the skills necessary for their lasting scholarship and innovation to advance the profession of physical therapy.The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program (DPT) at the College of Staten Island of the City University of New York (CUNY) is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; website: www.capteonline.org.