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.


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