Pharmacy, Natural & Health Sciences

Doctor of Physical Therapy






$950/credit hour

First Session

Summer 2024

Learning Environment

Fort Wayne location; State-of-the-art facilities

Program Opportunities

Transforming physical and emotional well-being

Physical therapists are the persistent warriors of the health care profession, capable of listening, empathizing and healing to transform physical and emotional well-being. As experts in movement, they evaluate and diagnose musculoskeletal, cardiovascular and neurological conditions and treat them utilizing exercises, hands-on therapies and patient education. 

Program Highlights

Earn Your Degree in Less Time
One of the best features of Manchester’s program is that while most DPT programs require nine semesters (36 months), Manchester’s DPT Program is strategically designed to be completed in eight semesters (30 months). With one less semester, you’ll save on tuition costs and join the workforce sooner!

Why Manchester?

A reputation for excellence in the health sciences and a foundation in the liberal arts make Manchester graduates well-rounded health care professionals ready to provide ethical, evidence-based, compassionate care for diverse individuals and communities.

Career Opportunities in Physical Therapy

Based on Practice Settings
  • Outpatient Facility
  • Inpatient Care
  • Acute and Sub-Acute Care
  • Rehabilitation Hospitals
  • Skilled Nursing Facilities
  • Extended Care Facilities
  • Senior Living Facilities
  • School and Pre-School Settings
  • Home Healthcare Services
  • Telehealth Services
Based on Practice Specialties:
  • Musculo-Skeletal
  • Neurology
  • Pediatrics
  • Women’s Health
  • Geriatrics
  • Cardiovascular and Pulmonary
  • Clinical Electrophysiology
  • Oncology
  • Sports
Based on Career Tracks:
  • PT Practice
  • Academics
  • Clinical Research
  • Professional/Spectator Sports
  • Fitness Centers
  • Insurance Agencies
  • Recruitment Agencies
  • Subject Matter Expert in PT for Media Requests
  • Government Services for Military and Defense

Check out the job outlook and median pay for physical therapists from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics