Doctor of Physical Therapy Post-Baccalaureate
Complete your journey to becoming a physical therapist. Through LVC's post-baccalaureate Doctor of Physical Therapy program, you'll earn a highly regarded terminal degree and come away with vast clinical experience.
You'll gain the skills and experience to work across diverse settings, with patients from infancy to adulthood. Graduating with a doctorate from LVC means joining a growing and deeply-connected alumni network of practicing clinicians who will encourage and support you in your career.
Next start date: May 13, 2024
Early application deadline: October 1
Learn More About the Program
LVC’s CAPTE-accredited Doctor of Physical Therapy program is highly competitive and focused on exceptional career preparation. As a post-baccalaureate student taking in-person courses, you’ll gain practical experience treating patients with disabilities, neurological disorders, and musculoskeletal injuries in clinical and community settings. View the student financial fact sheet (PDF).
PT Education That’s Ahead of the Curve
The Jeanne and Edward H. Arnold Health Professions Pavilion
The Jeanne and Edward H. Arnold Health Professions Pavilion is LVC’s state-of-the-art $20m facility where you’ll learn the intricacies of the human body in the cadaver anatomy lab and perform exercise testing in the Lewis Human Performance Lab.
The C.U.R.E. Clinic
You will gain experience and serve the community through the student-led C.U.R.E. Clinic, where students schedule and treat uninsured patients from the community entirely free of charge.
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Visit Our Campus
Find out more about the DPT program, tour the campus, and see our state-of-the-art health science facilities during a personalized campus visit. Contact Graduate & Professional Studies to schedule your visit.