Physical Therapy (DPT)
The Doctor of Physical Therapy 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)