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DPT Student Outcomes

In 32 months, the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program prepares you to take the National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE), which you must pass to become a licensed physical therapist. Licensing is done by state boards of physical therapy. Physical therapists are required to renew their licenses on a periodic basis.

Per the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) requirements, below are ultimate national licensure pass rates for the most recent two years (2018 and 2017):

Year

MGH Institute DPT Program

National Average

2019

98.5%

93%

2018

97.3%

97.8%

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program has a graduation rate of 98%. CAPTE requires at least 60% averaged over two years.

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program has an employment rate within six months of graduation of 100%. CAPTE requires at least 90%.