Physical Therapy Program (DPT)
The Chatham University Physical Therapy Program educates Doctors of Physical Therapy who will advance the quality of human life through excellence in clinical practice. The Program prepares professionals to meet the challenges of a dynamic health care environment and supports faculty scholarship that bridges science and practice.
Chatham University's entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program is a clinical doctorate degree designed to prepare graduates for practice in physical therapy following the successful completion of seven terms of study. The DPT program stresses clinical decision-making through the study of patient problems typically encountered in the clinical setting. The modified problem-based learning curriculum presents physical therapy in an integrated manner organized around body systems. The curriculum stresses the importance of evidence-based practice and professionalism in all student learning experiences.