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Life Sciences, B.S. / Physical Therapy, D.P.T.

Earn your doctorate in just six years and launch your career improving people’s quality of life in today’s interconnected healthcare industry.

What You’ll Learn

With the dual Life Science, B.S. / Physical Therapy, D.P.T. program you’ll spend three years studying the core sciences, including biochemistry, physics, chemistry, anatomy, physiology, and working alongside professors on active research projects. Then, you may apply to transition into the professional phase of the program for the remaining three years, which combines active learning, technology, and evidence-based scientific education.

Our Physical Therapy, D.P.T. program features 36-weeks of clinical education, as well as the opportunity to participate in research and global healthcare delivery. These experiences will prepare you to meet the challenges of the modern world, not only here at home, but in the global community as well.

Employers block

  • Montefiore Medical Center
  • Northwell Health
  • NYC Department of Education
  • NYU Winthrop Hospital
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Career Options

  • Home Health/Hospice Care
  • Outpatient Clinics
  • Professional Sports Teams
  • Rehabilitation Facilities
  • Research Centers
  • Sports and Fitness Training
Alexandra Hermanowski (D.P.T. ’21)

Student

After earning her B.S. in Health Sciences in 2018, Alexandra is now a student in New York Tech’s Physical Therapy, D.P.T. program, fulfilling her dream of helping others through physical therapy.

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Karl Arabian (D.P.T. ’19)

LIJ Medical

Having known from a young age that he wanted to pursue a career involving human movement, medicine, and exercise, Karl is a physical therapist at Long Island Jewish Medical Center / Northwell Health.

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Marin Graham (D.P.T. ’19)

Body Gears

A physical therapist at Body Gears in Chicago, Marin specializes in women’s health and the treatment of pelvic floor conditions.

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"There is no greater feeling than finally being able to pursue the career of my dreams. I will always be grateful to be called a Doctor of Physical Therapy."

Nicole Maniscalco (D.P.T. ’17)

Physical Therapist at Professional Physical Therapy

Exceptional experiences.
Outstanding outcomes.

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Accredited

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The Doctor of Physical Therapy program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).

How You’ll Succeed

Upon graduation, you’ll have earned your terminal degree in less time and will be ready to care holistically for your patients as individuals. For nearly two decades, 100% of our students have secured jobs after earning their New York Tech graduate degree.

We also offer a postgraduate Orthopedic Residency Program, which allows you to hone your skills in an intense one-year training program.

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Accredited

The Doctor of Physical Therapy program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).

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