Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

DPT Mission Statement

To prepare competent, compassionate doctors of physical therapy by promoting excellence, evidence-based practice and lifelong learning, and to graduate innovative practitioners who exhibit civic and professional responsibility in diverse healthcare and community environments.  

Drexel’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program

  • Is a 2 ½ year curriculum offered in 10 academic quarters
  • Puts Student pursuit of excellence first with supportive faculty
  • Includes 38 weeks of clinical education with an additional integrated practice series
  • Uses state-of-the-art technology including iPods, Smartphones and our Standardized Patient Lab
  • 100% pass rate on state board licensure examination for the 30 years of the program. For more student outcome information go to
  • Offers Dean’s Merit Scholarships for qualified students: $25,000-$62,500 over length of program

Physical Therapy Information 

Download Physical Therapy Fact Sheet
For an overview of DPT Admissions and Curriculum, read our fact sheet. Doctor of Physical Therapy Fact Sheet. (PDF)

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To learn more about the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program and the application process, email us at

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The Professional Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Drexel University is accredited by the
Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
1111 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
telephone: 703-706-3245
email: accreditation@apta.orgwebsite: