The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program offers the first professional degree and prepares students to sit for the licensure examination and enter the profession of physical therapy as a new graduate. Daemen’s physical therapy licensure exam pass rate meets or exceeds state and national averages. Students already possessing a baccalaureate degree may apply to the direct entry Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program.

Professional Program

The professional program is comprised of both academic and clinical education including a variety of clinical experiences locally, nationally, and internationally. The PT curriculum offers courses that are threaded together to provide a rich education in the classroom, laboratory, and clinical setting in each of their professional phase semesters.

DPT Program Information

Additional Information

SPTA Group
Student Physical Therapy Association

The Daemen College Student Physical Therapy Association (SPTA) is a group of professional phase physical therapy students that together participate and operate many activities held on campus and throughout the community. Learn More

Students presenting poster at academic festival
Students Without Borders

SWOB utilizes every available resource to better the lives of those around us, from the Buffalo area to our annual medical mission trip to the DR. Learn More

For more information about the Physical Therapy program, contact Greg Ford PT DPT PhD OCS, Chair of the Physical Therapy Department, at or call 716-839-8345.