Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

LAB-2DPT Program Mission Statement:
Consistent with the mission of the Sage Graduate School and the American Physical Therapy Association Vision 2020 statement, The Sage Colleges Doctor of Physical Therapy Program prepares physical therapists who are exemplary, autonomous practitioners. The depth and breadth of our professional curriculum is enriched by the intellectual community found at our comprehensive university that is dedicated to liberal, professional, and specialized programs of study. Graduates embrace their role in promoting the profession through evidence-based practice that is respectful and sensitive to individual differences, commitment to lifelong learning that sustains clinical excellence, and service to community and society.

Program Outcomes As Reported to CAPTE (as of 11/16/2011):

  • Graduation Rate surpasses 85% for the last three years (2010-2012)
  • Ultimate pass rate on the National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE) surpasses 95% for the past three years (2009-2011) which exceeds state and national averages.
  • 100% of graduates seeking employment secure a position within six months after graduation.

Mission & Philosophy Statements
Program and Student/Graduate Goals
Curricular Model
Admission through Sage Graduate School of Health Sciences
Articulation Agreements

Program Accreditation:

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) of the American Physical Therapy Association, 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314-1488,(703) 684-APTA (2782) or (800) 999-APTA (2782). The program is also registered with the New York State Education Department, Education Building, Albany, New York 12234, (518) 474-3852. Information on how to file a complaint with CAPTE »