Doctor of Physical Therapy


  • Center City Campus
  • College of Rehabilitation Sciences

Degree Earned

  • Doctorate

Program Length

3 years

Program Type

  • On Campus

Term Start

Pre-Fall (May)


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Name: Susan Flannery Wainwright, PT, PhD
  • Chair and Associate Professor
  • Jefferson College of Rehabilitation Medicine
Position: Department of Physical Therapy
Telephone: 215-503-8961

Options for College Students

You may join our DPT Program after earning your baccalaureate degree from any accredited college, university or community college. However, there are added benefits to attending one of our 40 partner schools

Benefits of obtaining your undergraduate degree from one of these General Agreement (GA) schools include:

  • Advisors who know our programs very well
  • Visits from Thomas Jefferson University at least once a year, offering updates and presentations
  • Access to all of the prerequisite classes for a Thomas Jefferson University DPT