Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University
Jefferson College of Rehabilitation Sciences
Department of Physical Therapy

Doctor of
Physical Therapy

Graduates of our Program are prepared to examine and treat musculoskeletal and neuromuscular problems and to develop injury prevention and health maintenance programs for people at all stages of life, and to apply scientific knowledge, humanistic values, critical analysis and a systematic approach to patient care when making clinical decisions.


Program Length

3 years

Program Format

On-site, Full-Time

Term Start

Pre-Fall (May)


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PTCAS Application Open Date: July 3, 2019

Early Decision Application Deadline: August 15, 2019

General Application Deadline Date: December 16, 2019

3 Jul

PTCAS Application Open

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16 Dec

PTCAS Application Deadline

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15 Aug

Early Decision Deadline

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PT Doc - curriculum

Learn about the courses and yearly schedule for earning your doctorate.


Contact Us

Susan Flannery Wainwright, PT, PhD
Chair and Associate Professor
Jefferson College of Rehabilitation Medicine
Department of Physical Therapy

Phone: 215-503-8961
Fax: 215-503-3499