Be What Every Body Needs.

Physical therapists with a doctoral degree are in high demand. Additional responsibilities within the health care system and an aging American population have created a need for confident, capable, and caring physical therapists who can serve their communities.  

Your Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from NSU gives you a competitive advantage in the field. Our new Tampa Bay Regional Campus offers multiple labs and simulation rooms for you to get hands-on experience in the classroom. The excitement of our academically-integrated, state-of-the-art environment is contagious! You’ll also have opportunities to interact with patients at clinical sites within the community.

Our program is offered in a unique format that blends face-to-face and online teaching to deliver an exciting and engaging curriculum. This flexible format is designed to help you reach your goals without getting in the way of your work-life-family schedule. Additionally, you’ll learn from faculty members who are actively involved in peer-reviewed presentations and publications on state, national, and international levels.

With jobs in this field expected to grow by 28% through 2026, you’ll have a number of options available to you as a graduate. Rewarding careers are available at hospitals, private physical therapy practices, home health agencies, schools, sports facilities, research institutions, and more.

Apply now for NSU’s Doctor of Physical Therapy.

Quick Facts

NSU’s Professional Doctor of Physical Therapy program is 118 total credits to complete.
Start Dates
The Professional Doctor of Physical Therapy is available to start in May.
Delivery Options
Classes for the Professional Doctor of Physical Therapy program are offered in hybrid format, with some online courses and others presented as a mix of online and on-campus lectures.
Tuition for the Professional D.P.T. program in Tampa is $22,068 for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Career Outcomes

Physical Therapist $86,850 Average Salary Per Year
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioner $79,480 Average Salary Per Year

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

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