Physical Therapy DPT

School of Public Health and Health Professions

Program Description

The Physical Therapy DPT program is a fully accredited, three-year professional program that leads to a Dotor of Physical Therapy, 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.

Program Contact

MaryAnn Venezia
515 Kimball Tower
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: 716-829-6742
Fax: 716-829-3217

Instruction Method

  • In Person (no courses offered online)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time

Credits Required

  • 109 Hours


  • 3 Years

Application Fee

  • $50

Admission Tests**

  • GRE

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.

** At least one of the admissions tests are required for admission. Test and score requirements/exceptions vary by program. Contact the department for details.