Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

Husson University
3 years
Doctorate / PhD
Scholarships available

About this program

Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

The mission of the Husson Physical Therapy Program is to graduate generalist practitioners who are movement specialists with advanced skills in selected practice areas. These skilled, knowledgeable, ethical, and reflective practitioners are independent in their assessment of client needs and collaborative within the health care team for the promotion of health and function. These graduates are responsible and self-directed learners, both adaptable and successful in utilizing evidence-based practice to address issues within diverse and complex health care systems, practice environments and client populations.

Admission requirements

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • have an undergraduate degree with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater
  • meet or exceed a 25% minimum GRE score on all three tests: verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning and analytical writing
  • have successfully completed the following pre-requisite courses with a minimum grade of C:
  • Introductory Statistics (3 credits)
  • General Psychology (3 credits)
  • Anatomy with lab (4 credits)
  • Physiology with lab (4 credits)
  • May take Anatomy and Physiology I and II to meet anatomy and physiology requirements (8 credits)
  • Chemistry I and II with labs (8 credits)
  • Physics I and II with labs (8 credits)
  • Two Biology courses (6 to 8 credits)
  • Upper level Psychology (3 credits), such as Abnormal, Development or Child Psychology

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Program content

  • Probability and Statistics
  • Precalculus with Trigonometry
  • General Psychology
  • Chemistry I
  • Chemistry II
  • Anatomy and Physiology I
  • Anatomy and Physiology II
  • Physics I
  • Physics II
  • Cell Biology

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Program delivery

Our flexible course schedules, full-time and part-time tracks, multiple locations and online learning options make it possible for you to earn your degree with the flexibility you need as a working professional.


$711 per credit hour


Graduates will demonstrate the ability to;

  • provide physical therapy services in a manner that exemplifies contemporary practice, role models ethical and legal principles and the APTA's core values
  • advocate for patients, families, and communities to improve health outcomes and increase the overall health and well-being of our society
  • engage in outreach, community and professional service that contributes to the improvement of society and the profession
  • evaluate, critique and use the current best evidence to inform practice and patient- and family-centered health care decisions
  • educate patients/clients, inter-professional colleagues, and the public in a culturally sensitive manner that illustrates the value of physical therapist participation across a variety of contexts
  • design a professional development plan that illustrates a commitment to lifelong learning

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Husson University

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Husson University

1 College Cir
04401 Bangor Maine
United States of America

Phone no: +1 207-941-7000

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