Department of Physical Therapy

The University of Dayton's Department of Physical Therapy (DPT) offers a doctoral program that will prepare you to be a knowledgeable, service-oriented, self-assured, adaptable, reflective practitioner. Our faculty and graduates contribute to society and the physical therapy profession through practice, teaching, administration and research.

We give you a competitive edge

The need for highly trained physical therapists continues to rise, and the DPT program will put you at the front of the curve:

Proven record of success

  • Program graduation rate, 2014-16: 98%
  • Ultimate Licensure Exam pass rate, 2012-14: 100%
  • Employment rate: Approximately 100% for graduates who wish to be employed in the field of physical therapy

Learn more about our program

Hear what our students and faculty have to say about the DPT program at the University of Dayton:

Program accreditation

We are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE):

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Department of Physical Therapy

Fitz Hall 207 
300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2925

937-229-5600