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The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) curriculum at Sacred Heart University emphasizes clinical decision-making, self-directed learning, and hands-on, real-world experience. Students graduate with the skills, knowledge, and experience needed for a successful career. The DPT is a professional educational program leading to a clinical doctorate as the entry-level degree for professional practice. The program is three years in length, including eight to 10 weeks of full-time clinical work in each of the summers between the first and second years.The DPT curriculum is organized around carefully designed patient or professional practice problems that students study, discuss, and research in small groups. As a result, students graduate with the experience, confidence, and communication skills needed for a successful career.
Graduates have a 100% ultimate pass rate on the national PT licensure exam (NPTE).
The deposit is applied directly to the first semester tuition and is non-refundable.