The South College Doctor of Physical Therapy program is designed for those interested in pursuing opportunities in the physical therapy profession through an innovative program design. Apply today to pursue a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at South College.
Financial aid is available for qualifying School of Physical Therapy students through a variety of government, state, and local programs, grants, and scholarships. To discuss your financial aid options for pursuing a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree, contact a member of our admissions team today.
Physical therapists restore much more than range of motion for the patients in their care. They restore patients’ freedom to live full and active lives. If you’re interested in working in this growing field and providing physical therapy to patients, the South College Doctor of Physical Therapy program is designed to help prepare you to become a highly skilled and empathetic care provider who delivers exemplary care in today’s multidisciplinary and team-oriented healthcare environment. DPT graduates can also transition seamlessly into a variety of post-professional residency training PT programs in specialties like orthopedics, sports, and neurorehabilitation.
The South College School of Physical Therapy DPT program was the first in the country to offer the 2-year blended-learning model, designed specifically to reduce the cost of DPT education and fast-track your future career in physical therapy. As a student in this trailblazing Physical Therapy program, you can complete your online coursework from anywhere you like. Onsite lab sessions are held quarterly in Knoxville to help you develop essential hands-on patient management skills. Opportunities for clinical education experiences are also available nationwide. After earning a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at South College, you will be equipped to pursue opportunities in physical therapy, graduating with relevant knowledge, a passion for healing, and the skills to make a positive impact on your community.
South College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award degrees at the doctorate, educational specialist, master’s, baccalaureate, and associate levels. South College also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of South College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).
The Doctor of Physical Therapy program at South College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: [email protected]; website: http://www.capteonline.org. To file a complaint with CAPTE, contact them directly by phone or email. If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 865-251-1753 or email [email protected].