Physical Therapy

Become a skilled, ethical and respectful doctor of physical therapy with a commitment to evidence based practice and lifelong learning.

The physical therapy program at Dominican College is dedicated to preparing graduates in a non-traditional format to become skilled, ethical and respectful doctors of physical therapy with a commitment to evidence based practice and lifelong learning.

Through a strong science foundation and a challenging yet supportive environment, graduates are prepared to deliver the highest standards of practice to meet the ever-changing societal needs related to movement, function and health.

Learn more about our Physical Therapy Programs

Meet the Director of our Physical Therapy Program  

Dr. Emil Euaparadorn is widely recognized as a leading Physical Therapist in orthopaedic and neurological rehabilitation.  As one of the most highly credentialed PT’s in New York, Dr. Euaparadorn has spoken at both National and International professional conferences in his areas of expertise.   Dr. Euaparadorn has achieved several certifications in both neurological and orthopaedic realms and has gone through a comprehensive fellowship program in manual therapy, in order to receive the highest distinction one can achieve in Manual Therapy, a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy.

Dr. Euapardorn began his career working at Mt. Sinai Hospital for many years before going into the world of private practice. He has taught at several other PT school institutions in both Physical Therapy and Physical Therapist Assistant departments.  Dr. Euaparadorn continues to be involved with private practice and brings his real world experience, along with extensive training into the classroom, in order to provide students with practical hands on solutions to real world problems.

Meet the Graduate Physical Therapy Faculty and Staff

Speak to us about applying to the Physical Therapy program at Dominican College today!

Inquiries

Contact Heather Bergling today for more information about the Physical Therapy Program at Dominican College.

Heather Bergling
Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions
Phone: (845) 848-7908
Email: heather.bergling@dc.edu

Applications

The Department of Physical Therapy at Dominican College participates in the Physical Therapist Centralized Application Service, known as PTCAS.

To learn more about the PTCAS application process, please visit the PTCAS web site at www.ptcas.org.

The program requirements can be found here. To start your application with PTCAS click here

Accreditations

The Physical Therapy Program of Dominican College has demonstrated substantial compliance with the Evaluative Criteria for Accreditation.  The Physical Therapy Program has been granted Accreditation, April 19, 2011-June 30, 2018 by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education of the American Physical Therapy Association.  Students are eligible to take the national Physical Therapy Examination, administered by the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy.

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Dominican College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website, http://www.capteonline.org

Our Outcomes

The initial size of the class of 2015 was 30 students. 96.7 percent graduated.
100% of our graduates from the class of 2015 who passed the NPTE  reported employment within six months of graduation
The ultimate licensure exam rate for the class of 2015 is 92.6 percent

Outcomes

Outcomes Year Graduating Class 2014
Graduating Class 2015
Graduating Class 2016
Initial Class Size n/a 30 26
% Graduates n/a 96.70% 88%
Employed 6 months post graduation n/a 100% 100%
Ultimate Licensure Exam Rate 92.60% 91.30%

Mission Statement

The entry-level physical therapy program is an accredited full-time weekend program dedicated to preparing motivated graduates to become skilled, ethical and respectful doctors of physical therapy with a commitment to evidence based practice and lifelong learning. Through a strong science foundation and a challenging yet supportive environment, graduates are prepared to deliver the highest standards of practice to meet the ever-changing societal needs related to movement, function and health.

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