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Rasmussen University – Minnesota (Jan 2023 start, Hybrid) Doctor of Physical Therapy
Phone+1 952.230.3053
Private
CAPTE Candidate
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  • PostedTuesday, November 8, 2022 at 9:53 AM
    Looking for an accelerated, hybrid program? Rasmussen University is in the final month of reviewing applications for its class that begins in January 2023. Get a head-start and begin your career earlier. Apply now.
    Looking for an accelerated, hybrid program? Rasmussen University is in the final month of reviewing applications for its class that begins in January 2023. Get a head-start and begin your career earlier. Apply now.
  • PostedFriday, November 4, 2022 at 5:38 PM
    We are in the final weeks of our admissions process for our January 2023 class. Educational affordability in an online, hybrid format. Our two year program can get you into the profession early, and our competency based educational model is geared toward workforce readiness. Act now before the deadline arrives!
    We are in the final weeks of our admissions process for our January 2023 class. Educational affordability in an online, hybrid format. Our two year program can get you into the profession early, and our competency based educational model is geared toward workforce readiness. Act now before the deadline arrives!
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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: accreditation@apta.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.

Program Description

In as few as two years (completion time depends on maintaining full-time study and completing all scheduled courses with the cohort), you'll prepare to enter the workforce as a well-rounded clinician, health advocate and thought leader in physical therapy. Our Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program is accelerated, innovative and competitively priced - focused on helping you restore and improve patients' quality of life. You'll experience the best of online courses, in-person learning and community-based clinical education in our hybrid program. 

Currently, this program is NOT eligible for participation in Title IV federal student aid programs.

* Finish in as few as two years(1)

* No relocation required(2)

* Hybrid program with online, in-person and clinical education courses

* Competency-based curriculum focused on developing knowledge and skills 

* 20+ years of online education leadership from Rasmussen University

Together with our experienced faculty, you and your cohort will create a vibrant learning community. You'll study alongside the same students throughout your program, allowing you to build strong relationships with like-minded professionals from across the country. You'll also have the chance to build personal connections with faculty through 1:1 mentoring.

To become familiar with current topics in the physical therapy profession, you'll spend the first three days of each quarter interacting with peers and faculty through live, online sessions. Then you'll take a deep dive into the material in our online, competency-based education courses. Instead of being graded simply on remembering information, you'll put your knowledge into practice through real-world activities.

Five times throughout the program, you'll travel to Eagan, Minnesota, for 6-11-day in-person learning experiences to refine your skills and practice hands-on care. Immersive labs and technology will help ensure you get the most realistic experience possible. You'll also complete 30 weeks of full-time clinical education - putting your skills to practice in the real world. 

This unique blend of learning formats will allow you to connect with a national network of clinicians - without having to relocate. From application to graduation and beyond, we're here to set you up for success. Step by step, we'll help you become a future-focused physical therapist in the evolving healthcare system.

*This program is not available to students who are residents in CO, NY and IL while in the program.

(1) Completion time depends on maintaining full-time study and completing all scheduled courses with the cohort.

(2) Students are responsible for costs associated with all travel (including room and board) expenses for the residential immersions in Minnesota and clinical education experiences.

 

General
Program offers a guaranteed freshman admission pathway?
No
Dual Degrees
Will the professional (entry-level) PT program offer a satellite or branch campus to applicants during the upcoming admissions cycle?
No
Admission Interviews
Program conducts interviews as part of the admissions process?
Yes
Additional information about interviews

Please see supplemental requirements under the Admissions tab for registering for Altus Suite.  All applicants are required to register and complete the two-part Altus Suite assessment (https://takealtus.com/) for the program to review an application. Casper is an online situational judgement test and Snapshot is a one-way recorded interview.

Deposits
Is a Deposit Required for Accepted Applicants?
Yes
Total cumulative deposit
$595
Additional Information about Deposit
$595 registration fee will be applied to the first quarter tuition and fees.
Deposit Refundable?
Yes
Deposits collected on a rolling basis after offer of admission made?
No
Additional information about rolling deposits
Registration fee payment should be made within 10 days of date on program acceptance letter.  Payment of a $595 registration fee will be applied to the first quarter tuition and fees.
Cost
Total Cost of Education for In-State Students
$86045
Total Cost of Education for out of State Students
$86045
Incoming Class Profile
Anticipated Size of the Next Entering Class
100
Size of Most Recent Entering Class
0
Minority-Serving Institution (MSI) Status
Program housed at a Minority-Serving Institution No