The nationally ranked doctor of physical therapy degree is a three-year program that readies you for physical therapy licensure. Courses and clinical experiences lead to success on the national licensing exam, with an ultimate 2-year (2015-2016) pass rate of 100%.
Preparing You For Success
You develop your skills in the classroom and professional practices throughout the U.S. as a DPT student. The program requires 36 weeks of clinicals in a variety of settings in addition to a full courseload. With small classes and clinical settings, you develop relationships with your professors, clinical mentors and classmates.
By the time you graduate, your experiences include:
36 weeks of full-time clinicals
Research projects you can present at conferences and Bradley's year-end research showcase
An optional orthopedic residency that prepares you for the APBTS clinical specialist exam
Assist patients in Bradley's Clinic for Function and Fitness — a free clinic for people with chronic neuromuscular issues
Making Your Mark
All of Bradley DPT students are working in the field within six months of graduation. They're providing patient care in a wide range of settings that include hospitals, rehabilitation centers, out-patient clinics, skilled nursing facilities and private practice settings, among others.
DPT Open House
An admissions Open House for prospective students is held each semester. The next Open House is scheduled for Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 3:30pm in room 116 Westlake Hall on Bradley’s campus. This is an opportunity to:
See our campus
Meet and interact with the faculty
Talk with current students
Ask questions about the program, curriculum, clinical sites, associated cost and the admissions process
This open house is limited to college sophomores, juniors, seniors, and to those applying to PT school in the fall of 2019. Because of limited seating, we request that each prospective student register for the open house.Light refreshments will be served.