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Doctor of Physical Therapy

The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) post-baccalaureate degree is conferred upon successful completion of a three-year doctoral-level professional (entry-level) education program. Graduates become licensed physical therapists after successfully passing a national licensure examination and meeting state requirements for practice.​​

Campus DPT Programs

Find a CSU campus offering a Doctor of Physical Therapy program and what's needed to earn a degree. ​

Learn About the Programs​

​Career Outlook for Physical Therapists​​​

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​Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics​, The Burden of Musculoskeletal Diseases in the United States​​​​​​

How to Apply

Find basic information on how to get started with a DPT program at the CSU.

Learn How to Apply

Campus Contacts

Find a campus point-of-contact for questions about each DPT program.

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Accreditation

The Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) is the accrediting body for DPT programs.

Learn More About CAPTE ​