Stockton University

Office of Graduate Studies

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Address:

101 Vera King Farris Dr

Pomona, NJ 08205

United States

Phone:

609-626-3640

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The DPT Program is a focal point for the professional community. The faculty are committed to increasing the foundation of knowledge of the profession through direct patient care, professional and community activities, continuing education, and research. Specifically, the faculty are committed to increasing the foundation of knowledge of the profession through research and scholarship by discovery, creation, dissemination, integration, and application of knowledge. The faculty are professional and personal role models for peers and students.

The Physical Therapy faculty are an impressive group devoted to our students and the profession of Physical Therapy. Collectively, we are a professionally and personally diverse group who are well renowned at a national, state, and local level. We have vast clinical expertise in all major areas of practice. Faculty conducts research on an ongoing basis and routinely present and publish work in collaboration with our students. The faculty are dedicated educators and highly accessible. In addition to our full-time physical therapy faculty members, many other professionals contribute to the program, including physicians, basic scientists, and other health care professionals.

The curriculum is contemporary and innovative. Students learn in small class sizes in well-equipped classroom facilities. They have ongoing patient contact in the program such as patients visiting the classroom and regular trips to local clinics including two (2) on-campus hospitals. Additionally, there are three (3) full-time clinical experiences. For optimal learning, the full-time clinical experiences are scheduled at key times throughout the curriculum. Clinical experiences are concentrated in the mid-Atlantic region with additional sites outside the area.

Program Outcomes:

  • National Physical Therapy License Exam: As reported by the Federation of State Board of Physical Therapy, Stockton's two-year pass rate for our graduates in the Class of 2014 and 2015 was 100%.
  • Graduation Rate: The two-year graduation rate (as defined by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education) for Stockton's Physical Therapy Program Class of 2014 and 2015 was 100%.
  • Employment Rate: 100% of reporting graduates from the Class of 2014 and 2015 were employed as physical therapists within one year of graduation.

Accreditation:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University II

Locale: Midsize Suburb

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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