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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 Armstrong to Host Robert I. Strozier Faculty Lecture with Dr. Doug Masini on Feb. 24

(February 22, 2017) – In a lecture titled “Creating the Perfect Place to Sleep,” Masini will give an overview of the most common disorders, dyssomnias and discuss the controllable aspects of sleep hygiene. This event is free and open to the public.

Read More Free Start Strong, Start Now Minimester Registration Event on Feb. 17

(February 13, 2017) – Kick start your career in information technology, business economics, health science or another exciting field with this one-day registration event for new students. Complete an application, be admitted and sign up for the upcoming minimester all on the same day. All application fees will be waived for this event. Click through for additional details.

Read More Armstrong to Host Robert I. Strozier Faculty Lecture with Pam Cartright on Jan. 20

(January 17, 2017) – Armstrong State University will host a free lecture “Cannabis and Cannabinoids: Review of Existing and Potential Therapeutic Applications in Oncology" by Radiation Therapy Program Coordinator Pam Cartright. This event is free and open to the public.

Read More Armstrong State University Ranks #41 on U.S. News & World Report for 2017 Best Online Criminal Justice Programs

(January 10, 2016) – In a report published today, U.S.News & World Report ranks Armstrong State University #41 on the 2017 Best Online Criminal Justice Programs list. Armstrong is the only institution in Georgia to be included in the national rankings.

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