Program Details

At Des Moine's University, our DPT program emphasizes hands-on manual treatment coupled with strong clinical training.
Location:
Des Moines, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Doctorate
Specialty:
Physical Therapy

Program Overview

Program Description:

At Des Moines University, our DPT program emphasizes hands-on manual treatment coupled with strong clinical training. Students here enjoy a cooperative campus environment, developing lifelong skills to stay abreast of changes in physical therapy and health care delivery. Clinical skills training begins early in the program and is interspersed throughout the curriculum. The DPT program features innovative teaching tools, including the Human Performance Lab, which combines diagnostics and biotechnology to evaluate and treat movement deficits and physical conditions. Applications for the DPT program will begin in August 2008 for the program that starts in August 2009. Averages for students enrolling in 2007: Overall GPA 3.5; prerequisite GPA 3.51; average age 24. Class size is 50. Faculty: student ratio is 1:13.

Additional Program Information

Accreditation:
Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education of the American Physical Therapy Association. Des Moines University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Requirements:
Seat deposit ($250).
International Requirements:
International students must meet all SEVIS requirements. Students who have earned their undergraduate degree outside the United States are encouraged to spend at least one year studying in the U.S. before attending DMU.

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