University at Buffalo

School of Public Health and Health Professions

Doctor of Physical Therapy Program


408 Capen Hall

Buffalo, NY 14260

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The physical therapy program is a fully accredited three-year professional program leading to the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree, the highest professional degree in the field. Students seeking the DPT begin their studies with three years in an exercise science program, acquiring a solid understanding of movement and exercise in healthy populations. The three-year professional physical therapy program that follows focuses heavily on clinical populations, teaching the assessment and treatment of individuals with a wide variety of ailments.


The DPT program at UB was granted full accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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