Drexel’s undergraduate Health Sciences program and graduate Physical Therapy (PT) program have partnered to offer a BS/DPT Bridge Program for Physical Therapy Option available to high achieving students enrolled in the Health Sciences program.
The BS/DPT Bridge Program for Physical Therapy Option is a concentrated academic track that enables students to complete their Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Physical Therapy degrees in 6 years as opposed to the traditional 7 years. Students pursue a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Sciences during their first three years of study, and a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree during their final 3 years of study.
The Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences is awarded following completion of year four (first year of graduate study), and the Doctoral degree is awarded following completion of the Physical Therapy program.
A sample BS/DPT Bridge Program for Physical Therapy Option schedule would span six years as