Physical Therapy (DPT)
The DPT program prepares generalist practitioners to deliver best available physical therapist practice for improving movement, function and health across diverse individuals and communities. The program employs a dynamic learning-in-context environment that is warm and welcoming. Critical thinking, professionalism, respecting individual differences, and adherence to ethical practices ground all classroom, clinic, and community activities. The program utilizes a modified problem-based curriculum unique to the region.
DPT Program Outcomes
These outcomes represent the most recent three-year period (2017-2019) for which final data is available. The Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) expects all accredited physical therapy programs to post their student outcomes on their website:
- The ultimate pass rate of Marymount DPT graduates on the national physical therapy exam (NPTE) is 100%
- The first-time pass rate of Marymount DPT graduates on the national physical therapy exam (NPTE) is 98.6% (2018-2019)
- The percent of entering DPT students who ultimately graduate with the DPT degree is 97.4%
- The employment rate for Marymount DPT graduates is 100% within six months of passing the licensure exam (for all graduates seeking employment)