The application deadline for the Doctor of Physical Therapy program has been extended to May 1, 2024.
The University of Lynchburg’s Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program provides students with the comprehensive knowledge and skills necessary to enter practice as a physical therapist. Our 115-semester-hour program is designed to meet the growing demand for physical therapists and has been carefully planned to include a student-centered approach, evidence-based focus, and case-based integrated instruction.
All Lynchburg DPT students complete 40 weeks of supervised clinical experiences at various health care facilities across the U.S., allowing them to gain real-world experience. Faculty members are dedicated to student success and provide personalized instruction and mentoring through one-on-one office hours, small group sessions, lab work, and seminars.
Our comprehensive, progressive curriculum covers the full range of fundamental sciences and physical therapy practice areas while highlighting the importance of a patient-centered approach. Clinical decision-making skills and active learning strategies are emphasized throughout the curriculum.
At Lynchburg, we believe in providing a high-quality education with practical experiences for our DPT students so that they may become the highest-quality clinicians.
The Doctor of Physical Therapy program features:
- A student-centered approach from faculty who are dedicated to student success.
- A progressive, evidence-based physical therapy curriculum.
- Active student learning through case-based, integrated instruction.
- 40 weeks of supervised clinical experiences at health care facilities across the U.S.
Why choose the Lynchburg DPT program?
Lynchburg’s program is a path to success:
- 100% of graduates who sought employment as physical therapists were employed within one year of graduation.
- 99% ultimate National Physical Therapy (NPTE) exam pass rate.
- 99% graduation rate.