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Physical Therapy

Become a knowledgeable, reflective and service-oriented physical therapy practitioner through our Doctor of Physical Therapy program.


Gain a competitive edge in today’s health care industry by earning two degrees at once - your Doctor of Physical Therapy degree, along with either an MBA or a Master of Arts.

  • Both can be completed in just four and a half years, with the last year and half completed while you work as a physical therapist.
  • Cost for both degrees is less that what many institutions charge for the DPT alone.
  • Curriculum allows you to simultaneously learn clinical and health care leadership skills.


RU’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Rockhurst University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email:; website: