Physical Therapy B.S Hunter College School of Health Professions
The Physical Therapy program is a full time three-year post-baccalaureate Doctor of Physical Therapy degree curriculum. Upon completion of the program, students will receive a doctor of physical therapy (DPT) degree. Please go to the Physical Therapy Program website for updated information on the present curriculum, the admissions requirements and process, open-house dates, and download clinical experience and other forms.
Physical therapists, as essential members of the health care team, address health maintenance and the prevention of disabilities, identify and assess impaired motor function, and rehabilitation toward optimal health and function. The physical therapist provides therapeutic services to individuals of all ages with musculoskeletal, neurological, sensorimotor, cardiovascular, and other physiological dysfunctions. Physical therapists may be employed in hospitals and extended-care facilities, ambulatory clinics, school systems and sports medicine centres. They may also be self-employed professionals in private practice.