Touro College (Bayshore/Manhattan) Physical Therapy Program
Office of Admissions Touro College 27 West 23rd Street New York NY 10010 United States
Phone+1 866.868.7648

"This page is intended for college transfer students and graduates ONLY. High school students MUST contact the institution directly for information about the guaranteed freshman-entry program. Do not apply using PTCAS."

Program Description
The DPT program offers an integrated curriculum designed to prepare students to meet the demands of diverse practice settings in an evolving health care environment. Coursework increases in complexity throughout the three years in the areas of foundational science (anatomy, physiology, kinesiology), clinical science (care of neurologic, musculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary, and integument disorders), behavioral science (education, administration, and development), research, and clinical practice. The curriculum combines academic and clinical coursework with an emphasis on critical inquiry, clinical problem solving, education, professionalism, and cultural competency. Research courses throughout the last two years of study culminate in completion of a formal academic research study, organized as group projects and mentored by faculty.The clinical affiliations culminate in a clinical project focused on clinical involvement. Students also are required to participate in structured community and professional service as part of the curriculum.

The DPT program curriculum is designed to prepare the student to be a leader in any practice area of the physical therapy profession, including clinical practice, research, education, administration, and professional service. The curriculum continuously emphasizes the interrelationship between practical application and theory, as well as the view of the patient/client as an individual. The faculty employs a variety of instructional methods: lectures, discussions, laboratory practice, seminars, clinical affiliations, problem solving, collaborative learning, case based examples, and self-directed learning experiences. Competency and proficiency are determined through written and practical examinations, as well as student presentations, projects, and portfolios.

The faculty of Touro College Doctor of Physical Therapy Program has one of the highest number of certified clinical specialists of any program on the east coast. Students benefit from our faculty's vast and varied clinical expertise as they progress through the curriculum. Real world experience brought into the classroom truly enhances all our students education.
General
Program offers a guaranteed freshman admission pathway?
Yes
Dual Degrees
Dual-degree programs offered in conjunction with the PT degree
BS/DPT
Will the professional (entry-level) PT program offer a satellite or branch campus to applicants during the upcoming admissions cycle?
Yes
Institution's Religious Affiliation
Jewish
Admission Interviews
Program conducts interviews as part of the admissions process?
No
Deposits
Is a Deposit Required for Accepted Applicants?
Yes
Total cumulative deposit
$500
Deposit Refundable?
No
Due Date of First Required Deposit
01/15/2021
Incoming Class Profile
Anticipated Size of the Next Entering Class
68
Size of Most Recent Entering Class
68
% of IN-STATE applicants accepted
50%
% of OUT-OF-STATE (non-resident) U.S. applicants accepted
50%