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Physical Therapy Degree Program
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) &
Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency Program

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The profession of physical therapy appeals to people who enjoy physical activity, service to others, and one-on-one therapeutic relationships. Physical therapists work with individuals with movement or mobility problems in order to prevent, restore or resolve the dysfunctional condition.

Physical therapists find work in hospitals, private clinics, public schools, health maintenance organizations, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers and home health agencies. Currently, a conservative estimate of the annual salary for a new graduate is $65,000.

To learn more about the Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency Program at the University of Washington, please follow the link below:

To learn more about the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at the University of Washington, please explore the links below:

DPT Application Deadline

The deadline to apply to the Doctor of Physical Therapy program is December 15th of each calendar year.


Open House

Focus on Career Exploration
November 4, 2014
5:00-6:00 PM

University of Washington Medical Center
Room BB-918

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