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Physical Therapy

Students practicing on another student the methods of Physical Therapy.

Physical Therapy Department

The physical therapy department recognizes a choice of pathways for freshman acceptance into the sequential degree entry-level physical therapy program.

  • B.S. in biology offered through the math and natural sciences department + D.P.T. program
  • B.S. in exercise and sports studies offered through the exercise and sports studies department + D.P.T. program
  • B.S. in health services offered through the health services administration department.

In this sequential-degree entry-level P.T. program, entering freshmen matriculate in and complete their B.S. degree through the respective departments. Upon completion of the B.S. degree, students who satisfy all D.P.T. admission requirements are accepted into the three year doctor of physical therapy (D.P.T.) program.

For a further description of the D.P.T. curriculum and academic requirements, please refer to the D'Youville College Graduate Catalog. Students will graduate with an entry-level doctor of physical therapy (D.P.T.) degree. The three-year graduate D.P.T. program is registered with the New York State Education Department (NYSED) and is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) of the American Physical Therapy Association:

Commission Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
1111 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, Virginia, 22314

Telephone: 703-716-3245
E-mail: accreditation@apta.org
Website: www.capteonline.org