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Doctor of Physical Therapy

Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT)


The Doctorate in Physical Therapy is a 111-semester credit program. The program’s mission is to prepare students for autonomous practice across the lifespan. Students in the program and graduates from the program will apply and contribute to evidence-based practice while epitomizing the art of physical therapy. Graduates will embody lifelong learning and will be leaders in education, scholarship, and Christian service within their communities.  The program's motto is: Follow in the footsteps of the greatest Healer the world has ever known.


Course Length

111 Credits


On Campus


The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Concordia University, St. Paul is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085; telephone: 703-706-3245; email:; website:

If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 651-641-8850 or email


Curriculum Expectations

Classes consist of 111 credit hours, a combination of lecture, discussion, laboratory, and clinical activities.

Program Curriculum

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