Per CAPTE: This program has been granted Candidate for Accreditation status by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE - 3030 Potomac Avenue, Suite 100, Alexandria, VA, 22314; phone: 703-706-3245; email: firstname.lastname@example.org). Candidate for Accreditation is a pre-accreditation status of affiliation with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education that indicates the program is progressing toward accreditation and may matriculate students in professional courses. Candidate for Accreditation is not an accreditation status nor does it assure eventual accreditation.
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The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) at Bellin College is an entry-level, post-baccalaureate degree program that complements foundational movement sciences to prepare physical therapists for today's healthcare challenges. The unique curriculum is based on high-quality, engaging coursework that includes threads of:
Students will gain practical clinical experience within the first weeks of starting the program. The DPT program is two years, eight months (eight semesters) long, allowing students to enter the workforce earlier than traditional programs, and is the lowest in cost among Wisconsin private schools. The program consists of 106 graduate-level credits with students immediately practicing classroom learning within a live physical therapy setting during their first year.
Bellin College is dedicated to promoting an inclusive and innovative educational environment that prepares autonomous and collaborative Doctors of Physical Therapy who are altruistic, caring, and dedicated to providing excellence in practice. Graduates and faculty will be leaders, dedicated to lifelong learning, service, and advocacy for the advancement of the profession and society.
Why should I attend Bellin College?
Interviews will primarily occur during two dates (late fall and spring) although individual interviews may be considered if the applicant is unable to attend on these dates. Applicants who submit their application before the fall priority deadline will be interviewed during the fall term. Otherwise, the application deadline is early in the spring term, with interviews to follow. An on-campus interview will be encouraged, although a virtual platform option will be available if the applicant requests.
The deposit is directly credited toward first-semester tuition. There is no cost added.