Simmons University Professional Program in Physical Therapy
Graduate Health Sciences Admission Office Palace Road - B108 300 The Fenway Boston MA 02115 United States
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This page is intended for college graduates only. We DO NOT accept transfer students from other graduate DPT programs. High school students and transfer students from undergraduate institutions must contact the Simmons Office of Undergraduate Admission at 617-521-2051 for information about the freshman/transfer entry options.

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Program Description
The Simmons DPT Program provides a strong foundation in evidence-based clinical practice and prepares students to become dynamic leaders in the profession. This three-year, full-time program is designed for men and women who have a college degree from another regionally accredited U.S. college or university or a post-secondary institution abroad which is recognized by the Ministry of Education in the home country.

Our real-world approach to teaching engages students as they develop professionally and academically. All of our clinical courses, starting with the fall semester of the first year, have 4 important components: lecture, skills laboratory, small group discussion (tutorial), and one day per week of integrated clinical experience (ICE). The program includes 36 weeks of full-time clinical education experiences, during the three years. Because doctoral-level practice requires an understanding of clinical research, students collaborate with faculty to either complete an independent research project or a systematic review, a comprehensive critical analysis of the evidence on a topic of their choice. DPT students attend classes both at Simmons and at Harvard Medical School, located one block away. In addition, more than 200 nationwide health care sites provide a wide of range of clinical education experience and valuable professional connections.
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