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IMPORTANT: Due to the impact of COVID-19, several requirements have been updated for the 2020-21 application cycle and are noted on our program webpage at www.chatham.edu/dpt.
Chatham University's Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program can be distinguished from other PT programs nationally on the basis of problem-based learning (PBL), our prime urban location, short program duration, and strong program outcomes:Innovative Curriculum - Our PBL teaching methodology is a small group, student-centered approach that is more enjoyable for students, and studies show it advances communication, research, and lifelong learning skills.The Pittsburgh Advantage - Chatham students reap the benefits of studying in a premier healthcare hub with access to a large and diverse network of hospitals, clinics and rehabilitation facilities. Pittsburgh also offers big city amenities with low cost of living.Just Seven Semesters - Return on investment is high and fast when you can start earning a lucrative salary after only 28 months of study. Students pay a flat tuition rate per term, and our program is priced very competitively.Alumni Success - Licensure pass rates are well above the state and national levels, and our program boasts a 100% job placement rate within six months of graduation. The admission contact for Chatham's DPT program is MJ Elmer, Assistant Director of Graduate Admission, who can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 412-365-1394. For information on the admission process and requirements, please visit www.chatham.edu/dpt
* 2020-21 CYCLE UPDATE: Admission Interviews will be held virtually on Saturday, November 7, 2020
* Interviews are typically conducted on a Saturday in November for half a day. The session includes an introduction, overview of the program and problem-based learning, and a facility tour. Students must also complete an oral interview and a written portion which includes 2-3 essay questions. Interviews are by invitation only.
The non-refundable deposit will be applied to the student's first semester tuition.