Study Physical Therapy at Sacred Heart University
Students can pursue study of physical therapy through two options:
- 3+3 Program: Allows undergraduates the opportunity to complete an undergraduate degree and a graduate degree in physical therapy in six years
- Doctorate in Physical Therapy: Prepares students to enter the physical therapy profession
- Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency Program: A post-professional didactic and mentored clinical educational experience
Get started. Learn more about Sacred Heart’s Physical Therapy programs today.
Latest News & Events
Sacred Heart University's Doctorate in Physical Therapy Program Named One of the Best
May 17, 2019
Sacred Heart University's doctorate in physical therapy program was named one of the best programs in the northeast by HealthGrad.Com. According to HealthGrad, programs on its list were only chosen if they were fully accredited and had a proven track record of exceptional graduate outcomes as evidenced by a 100 percent pass rate on the NPTE exam.
Sacred Heart University Moves Up in Carnegie Classification to Doctoral University Category
April 17, 2019
The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education has reclassified Sacred Heart University to Carnegie’s newly named Doctoral/Professional Universities category. Sacred Heart is one of 151 institutions in the new category that includes Gonzaga, Hofstra, Elon, University of San Francisco, Santa Clara and Pepperdine.
Interprofessional Work is Key to Schoolchildren’s Success
February 22, 2019
About 40 Sacred Heart University students studying education, social work, speech-language pathology and physical and occupational therapy recently got a look at how their disciplines intertwine in school environments, thanks to a grant from the College of Health Professions. The graduate students participated in a three-hour program that aimed to help them better understand each other’s roles and how they overlap to help the children they one day will assist to have more meaningful, rewarding and successful school experiences.