This comprehensive degree trains caring students to solve problems therapeutically and to respect patients.
The College of Mount St. Joseph established its Physical Therapy Program and accepted its first class of students in 1995. In accordance with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) guidelines, the College was granted accreditation in 1999, subsequently graduating its inaugural Master of Physical Therapy class in August 1999. In January 2005, CAPTE re-accredited the Physical Therapy Program for a 10-year period.
What makes our DPT Program unique?
- The Mount offers a wide variety of liberal arts and professional majors for undergraduate work. Current undergraduate students have chosen to study in a variety of majors, including but not limited to psychology, natural sciences, athletic training, nursing, general studies, business and music.
- Health Science classrooms and laboratories are spacious and well equipped and include state-of-the-art simulation.
- Students enjoy a small student to faculty ratio.
- Faculty are readily accessible to their students and are committed to their success.
- Provides students with diverse clinical experiences, across the United States.
- Employers and Clinical Instructors value the Mount's commitment to fostering professionalism and ethical behavior.
- The DPT Program is committed to maintaining and developing strong ties with the healthcare community and community-at-large, emphasizing the PT's role within them. Course-related and extracurricular opportunities for service and interaction with the community are extensive.
- DPT students and faculty are active members of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Ohio Physical Therapy Association.