Physical Therapy Named Among HealthGrad’s Best DPT Programs

By Caitlin Burns | May 3, 2019

PT student works with a patient

Arcadia’s Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program was ranked fifth among the “Best DPT Programs for 2019” in HealthGrad’s northeast region category.

Arcadia’s DPT program is recognized as one of the top 20 programs nationally by U.S. News and World Report. In the last year, the department has also garnered multiple faculty awards, including the American Physical Therapy Association’s recognition of Dr. Marty Eastlack and Dr. Phil McClure for contributions to the field. In January, the program graduated its largest class in history.

HealthGrad evaluated colleges and universites around the country to find Physical Therapy programs that stand out as the best of the best, using graduation and licensure rates, excellent graduate outcomes, high-quality instruction, clinical experience, research opportunities, and more to rank programs.