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Doctor of Physical Therapy

The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) post-baccalaureate degree is conferred upon successful completion of a three-year doctoral-level professional (entry-level) education program. Graduates become licensed physical therapists after successfully passing a national licensure examination and meeting state requirements for practice.​​

Campus DPT Programs

Find a CSU campus offering a Doctor of Physical Therapy program and what's needed to earn a degree. ​

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How to Apply

Find basic information on how to get started with a DPT program at the CSU.

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Campus Contacts

Find a campus point-of-contact for questions about each DPT program.

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The Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) is the accrediting body for DPT programs.

Learn More About CAPTE ​