DPT at the School of Health Sciences

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at the School of Health Sciences at The Sage Colleges 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.

Qualified students who possess a baccalaureate degree and who have fulfilled the prerequisite courses for the professional program apply directly through the Physical Therapy Centralized Application Service.

For more information, visit the School of Health Sciences.

Note: Prospective students who do not have a bachelor’s degree but are accepted as Sage undergraduate students, may enter through an Accelerated 3+3 or 4+3 BA or BS leading to the Doctorate of Physical Therapy.

Program Outcomes

  • Graduation Rate surpasses 95.6% for the last three years (2017-2019)
  • Ultimate pass rate on the National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE) surpasses 95.1% for the past three years (2017-2019)
  • 100% of graduates seeking employment secure a position within one year post graduation

Program Accreditation

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at The Sage Colleges is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email:[email protected]; website: http://www.capteonline.org.  If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 518-244-2058 or email [email protected].

The program is also registered with the New York State Education Department, Education Building, Albany, New York 12234, (518) 474-3852.