Franklin Pierce University prepares its graduates for all aspects of a career in physical therapy through hands-on work, clinical experience, lectures, and seminars in state-of-the-art facilities in Goodyear, Arizona or Manchester, New Hampshire.
This two-and-a-half-year program includes 38 weeks of full-time clinical work, exploring courses derived from theoretical and scientific-based clinical applications that restore, maintain, and promote optimal physical function.
This CAPTE-accredited DPT program prepares its graduates to work in hospitals, skilled nursing and assisted living facilities, outpatient clinics, wellness and sports facilities, and private homes.
In fact, Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) students in Goodyear, Arizona have completed the National Physical Therapy Licensure Exam (NPTE) with a 100% pass rate and Manchester, New Hampshire students with a 98% pass rate for the past five years.
Alumni Success Stories
After graduating in 2010 with a Bachelor's Degree in Science, Aleka went on to thrive in the D.P.T. program. "I met incredible people and professors," she said. After graduating in May 2013, Aleka secured a position at Bay State Physical Therapy in Boston, feeling well prepared from post-graduate life. "With the amount of independence I had during my clinical, working in the real world wasn't a staggering transition for me except for the fact that I sign my own documentation."Aleka Chouramanis '13
Physical Therapist, Bay State Physical Therapy