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.

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of physical therapists is expected to grow by 36 percent through 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations.

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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