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SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

Physical Therapy Program


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Welcome to the Physical Therapy Program of the School of Health Professions (SOHP). We are pleased to offer the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program. This three-year program offers a BS in Health Sciences and a DPT in Physical Therapy.

If you are thinking about a career in Physical Therapy, and would like to obtain the DPT degree, we urge you to take some time to browse through our website and learn more about this new, exciting doctoral program. We also invite you to attend our monthly information sessions, where you may get a better sense of our program, faculty and resources; and where all your questions regarding a career in Physical Therapy at Downstate's School of Health Professions will be answered.


"Those who think they have no time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness."

Edward Smith-Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby


For further information:

Call the Program Office at 718.270.7720 or send us an e-mail: