The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program at Campbell University focuses on an evidence-supported curriculum centered on the patient and clinical practice in rural healthcare. The curriculum utilizes integrated, interdisciplinary education to prepare students to enter one of the most rewarding and fastest growing healthcare professions. Students who complete the program will earn a DPT degree and eligibility to become a candidate for initial licensure in the 53 jurisdictions recognized by the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT).
State of the Art Facilities
The newly opened Tracey F. Smith Hall of Nursing & Health Sciences is home to Campbell's Doctor of Physical Therapy program. The 72,000 health sciences facility boasts classrooms, skills labs, OSCE rooms, neuro-pediatric labs, and a large exercise lab.
Elevate Your Career
The three-year Doctor of Physical Therapy program prepares students to become licensed physical therapists. Anticipated job growth for physical therapists is much faster than average, with a projection of over 100,000 new openings between 2010 and 2020. In North Carolina alone, the anticipated job growth for PTs is an increase of 30 percent by 2016.