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Physical Therapy DPT

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) and approved by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Armstrong will prepare you with the professional skills necessary in becoming a quality and qualified physical therapist. By pursuing this doctorate degree, you will gain in-depth knowledge and the necessary skills to succeed in the field. Upon program completion, you will be eligible to take the National Physical Therapy Examination and apply for state licensure. 

Industry Highlights

The most recently reported median annual wage for physical therapists is $81,030.

- Bureau of Labor Statistics

Career Opportunities

  • Rehabilitation Centers
  • Nursing Homes
  • Outpatient Clinics
  • Schools
  • Wellness Centers
  • Home Health
  • Government Agencies

Armstrong Edge

Current students take advantage of the team teaching model by our licensed faculty members in preparation for the health professions. 100% of our graduates have found employement within three months following graduation.

NEWS:

Read More Governor Nathan Deal Approves $22 Million in Construction Funding for New College of Health Professions Center at Armstrong

(May 1, 2017) – Today, Governor Nathan Deal signed the FY18 budget for the State of Georgia, which includes $22 million in construction funding to build a health professions building on the Armstrong State University campus.

Read More Armstrong Biology Senior Selected for National Science Foundation Summer Research Opportunity at UC Berkeley

(April 6, 2017) – Rising Armstrong State University senior Haley Breanne Kodak has been selected as one of 10 students to participate in the National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates program at the University of California (UC), Berkeley. From June 4 through Aug. 11, Kodak, a first-generation college student and Biology major, will live on campus at UC Berkeley and work on an individual biology research project with a faculty member.

Read More Armstrong Art Senior Creates Winning Logo Design for 2019 Conference

(April 4, 2017) – A design created by Armstrong Senior Sonia Mednick, an Art major with a concentration in Graphic Design, was chosen as the official logo for the 2019 Southern Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (SASHTO) annual meeting, which will be held in Savannah, Ga. 

Read More Armstrong State University Introduces New Study Abroad Program in Cuba

(March 10, 2017) – Armstrong State University will offer a new study abroad program in Havana, Cuba from July 9-29, 2017. Students will learn about the history, culture and contemporary issues affecting the Communist island nation post-Fidel Castro. The program is open to all Armstrong students, as well as University System of Georgia transient students, and offers a roster of semester credits.

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