Doctor of Physical Therapy


California State University, Sacramento

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24 Months

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Type

Phd programs

Certifications & Titles

PhD

Study Options

Full Time

Location

6000 J Street Sacramento, CA 95819

Sacramento

United States

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Location

United States

Sacramento

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Phd programs

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Sacramento State’s Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) is a three-year program dedicated to graduating professional, evidence-informed physical therapists who have the knowledge and skills to provide patient care in any practice environment. The program’s curriculum is designed to provide a foundation in the science and art of physical therapy, one that engages students in clinical reasoning through problem-solving within the context of patient cases, both actual and simulated. In addition, students complete 36 weeks of full-time internships at three locations to learn by doing in their respective practice settings.

The Sacramento State DPT program is one of the few to use a state-of-the-art simulation lab to educate physical therapy students, along with nursing students, in caring for and responding to emergencies with patients in an acute-care environment. Finally, Sacramento State is the first California State University campus to receive the requisite authorization to offer an independent DPT program.