Augustana University’s hybrid, accelerated Doctor of Physical Therapy program prepares graduates with the core skills needed to advance and lead within the physical therapy profession.
Students will graduate in two years ready to sit for the National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE) and serve their diverse communities. Graduates will be prepared to innovate, integrate career and service, solve unstructured and critical problems, embrace lifelong learning and professional development, and improve the human experience in a diverse world.
What is a Hybrid DPT Program?
- Blending online education, hands-on lab immersions and clinical education, Augustana’s DPT program utilizes technology and hybrid learning strategies to reach students in their chosen communities from around the country. The hybrid learning model brings together students and faculty from diverse backgrounds to learn with and from one another.
What does Clinical Education look like?
- Clinical education at Augustana University provides students with exposure to varied physical therapy practice settings and a wide range of patient populations across the lifespan. These full-time experiences occur during the second and final year of study and immerse students into clinical settings as they learn to excel as a Doctor of Physical Therapy.