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.
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.
Sacred Heart University to Celebrate Opening of Center for Healthcare Education
August 4, 2017
FAIRFIELD, Conn.—After nearly two years of construction, Sacred Heart University’s new Center for Healthcare Education is ready to open. Staff and faculty from the College of Health Professions and College of Nursing have moved into the state-of-the-art building, and students will begin their studies with the latest technology and modern features there this fall. The official unveiling will be Friday, Sept. 22, at 11 a.m., and health-care workshops and lectures will take place throughout the year to celebrate the new facility and inform the community about the importance of health care.
Sacred Heart University Awards Tenure, Promotions
April 18, 2017
Sacred Heart University has awarded tenure to nine faculty members, seven of whom also earned promotions. In addition, seven additional members were promoted.