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Physical Therapy Career Resources

Physical therapists work with patients of all ages to diagnose and treat movement dysfunction and mobility concerns stemming from aging, trauma, congenital disabilities, surgical intervention and athletic injury. Doctors of Physical Therapy (DPT) evaluate and diagnose patients and develop and implement diverse treatment plans. Doctor of Physical Therapy programs are three years in length, with additional specialty training available in board certified fields such as sports medicine, cardiovascular and pulmonary health, geriatrics, women’s health, or orthopedics after student graduate with their DPT degree.

Application prerequisites vary. Potential applicants can examine the admissions website for each program below, and can view a program’s accreditation status:

http://aptaapps.apta.org/accreditedschoolsdirectory/AllPrograms.aspx?UniqueKey

Program prerequisites are highly variable; therefore, it is critical to work with Dr. Aaron Krochmal and/or Ms. Jodi Olson closely to ensure completion of the required courses.