DPT students volunteering
DPT students volunteering as race marshals for the Fort4Fitness half marathon

DPT Careers

Some of the possible work settings for graduates of this program can be*:

  • Hospitals
  • Private practices
  • Outpatient clinics
  • Home health agencies
  • Schools
  • Sports and Fitness facilities
  • Nursing homes

Forbes ranked physical therapists as having one of "The Ten Happiest Jobs," according to an article published in 2011. Physical therapists also report one of the highest job-satisfaction levels in the country according to a National Opinion Research Center survey, chronicled in an April 17, 2007 article in the Chicago Tribune.

*State licensure is required in each state in which a physical therapist practices.