Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
Be a part of a professional doctoral program that focuses on the development of clinical experts in the field of physical therapy. You'll graduate with advanced knowledge and skills for analyzing, developing, and implementing practical solutions that improve both your delivery of top-notch care and your results.
The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program has been granted candidacy by CAPTE and we are scheduled for our full-accreditation review in the Summer of 2023. We are within the School of Rehabilitation Sciences in the College of Health. In our eight-semester interprofessional program, students will work hand-in-hand with other health professions in the classroom, the clinic and the community. Moravian's DPT will grant an entry-level professional DPT degree and allow graduates to apply for licensure to practice as physical therapists in diverse health care and educational environments.
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Mission & Values
Based on a liberal arts foundation, the Moravian University Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program will develop competent, ethical physical therapists providing client-centered, interprofessional care. Students and graduates will be reflective and inquisitive lifelong learners and educators. Faculty in the program will be interprofessional leaders with innovative teaching, research, and service. The program and its graduates will positively influence the health and quality of life of diverse populations and the profession through community outreach and advocacy.
Dr. Mary Anne Riopel, PT, DPT, PhD
Program Director /
For inquires contact:
Effective April 27th, 2021, Moravian University has been granted Candidate for Accreditation status by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085; phone: 703-706- 3245; email: email@example.com. If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call (610) 625-7213 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Candidate for Accreditation is an accreditation status of affiliation with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education that indicates the program may matriculate students in technical/professional courses. Achievement of Candidate for Accreditation status does not assure that the program will be granted Initial Accreditation.