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National Physical Therapy Scholarships. Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy Outstanding PT Student Award. Amount: Unknown Description: For students demonstrating interest in the field of geriatric physical therapy and are enrolled in an accredited DPT program.
Postprofessional DPT (Transition) programs are not accredited by CAPTE as it currently accredits only professional (entry-level) physical therapy programs. This list of postprofessional DPT programs is provided as a readily accessible resource for physical therapists, however this does not connote approval or endorsement of these programs by the American Physical Therapy Association.
What You’ll Learn. The Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at South College was the first in the country to be offered through a 2-year blended-learning model, presenting a flexible semi-online alternative for students who want to enter the physical therapy profession.
Physical Therapy is one of the fastest growing and most rewarding careers in the United States. Today's physical therapists play a significant role in the concept of total patient management and are specialists in addressing movement dysfunction while focusing on preventative care to minimize disability for a wide range of age groups in a variety of settings.
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degrees are becoming the new standard in physical therapist preparation. By the end of 2015, CAPTE will require all PT programs to offer the DPT degree. A typical online doctorate in physical therapy may take three years to complete (assuming you study full-time).
Many online programs also cost less than their on-campus counterparts. The list below includes a few of the benefits to pursuing your physical therapy degree online. Accessibility. Completing physical therapy online courses allows candidates to further their educations from any location with a secure and steady internet connection.
The Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy degree program, integrating professional and experiential education, provides the necessary knowledge base for today’s doctorally prepared practitioners. Specifically designed for practicing physical therapists, the Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) is an innovative, 100%-online program.