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About

The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program from Marist College is a full-time, 115-credit program designed to prepare students for the National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE) and for successful careers as doctors of physical therapy.

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Overview

The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program from Marist College consists of 36 months of didactic and clinical work. Students will merge hands-on skills, ethical care, clinical judgment, and critical inquiry to promote optimal functioning of current and future clients throughout their lifespan. The clinical phase offers four 8- to 10-week full-time rotations.

Recent research from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics for physical therapists shows that the nationwide median compensation is $84,020. The number of open jobs in the field was 210,900, and the job growth outlook was expected to be 34 percent (much faster than average).

Mission

The Marist DPT Program is committed to creating the next generation of physical therapists by offering the highest standard of excellence in physical therapy education. Graduates will be prepared to merge hands-on skills, ethical care, clinical judgment and critical inquiry to promote optimal functioning of current and future clients throughout their lifespan. The DPT program will instill the importance of providing advocacy and service to the profession, as well as to local and global communities. 

Philosophy

Achievement of the DPT Program mission is accomplished by educating students who will become autonomous movement specialists prepared in the examination, evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis, and intervention of impairments, functional limitations, and disorders of the musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, cardiovascular, pulmonary and integumentary systems. 

Graduates will integrate critical thinking with ethical and professional judgment in all aspects of practice, teaching, research, collaboration, and consultation. They will be service-oriented professionals dedicated to achieving optimal participation of their patients/clients by using health promotion, and evidence-based and innovative strategies.

Accreditation

Marist College has been granted Candidate for Accreditation status by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Human Gross Anatomy
  • Human Physiology
  • Critical Inquiry
  • Movement Science
  • Clinical Skills
  •  Clinical Neuroscience 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Credits

115 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
3.5 (analytical)

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • The academic standard for admission is a 3.0 GPA overall, combined with a 3.0 GPA for science prerequisite courses. 
  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution or an equivalent institution must be awarded prior to matriculation into the program. A baccalaureate degree is a minimum requirement; therefore, a master's or doctorate-level degree awarded in lieu of a baccalaureate degree will meet this requirement.
  • Two letters of reference must be received in order for an application to be complete.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    43700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 131100 USD for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    43700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 131100 USD for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.

Health Insurance: $3,275

Funding

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