Why Jefferson Physical Therapy?
Hear from our students about the many unique benefits to our Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program, which provide our graduates with the tools they need to succeed in their careers.
Degree & Programs
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Graduates of our Program examine and treat musculoskeletal and neuromuscular problems and develop injury prevention and health maintenance programs for people at all stages of life, and apply scientific knowledge, humanistic values, critical analysis and a systematic approach to patient care when making clinical decisions.
Exercise Science to Doctor of Physical Therapy (3+3)
Earn your Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science and your Doctor of Physical Therapy in an accelerated program in less time than it would take to complete both degrees separately. Upon graduation, you will be prepared to sit for the National Physical Therapy Examination. Jefferson’s Physical Therapy (PT) Program is one of the most respected PT programs in the region. Students from around the country come here to experience a positive, collaborative learning environment that contributes to success.
Post-Professional and Continuing Education Programs
The Jefferson College of Rehabilitation Sciences post-professional clinical and education training programs are designed to develop and advance the skills, knowledge and behaviors of rehabilitation clinicians in specialized areas of practice. We currently offer the following programs:
- Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency
- Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency
Other Educational Opportunities
- Hand & Upper Limb Certificate
- Hands of Hope
- Making Strides for Breast Cancer
We are committed to providing enrichment programs for undergraduate students, preparing them to apply to graduate school or pursue careers in Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Athletic Training.