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Department of Physical Therapy

The Department of Physical Therapy is the academic home for the Doctor of Physical Therapy (D.P.T.) degree program. The department also collaborates with our undergraduate partners to offer the Dual Degree Program in Physical Therapy (B.S. + D.P.T.).

The Department of Physical Therapy is based within the School of Health and Medical Sciences, which provides a rigorous and rewarding environment for the study of Physical Therapy within a larger, interprofessional healthcare context.

Academic Programs


The Doctor of Physical Therapy (D.P.T.) program of the School of Health and Medical Sciences is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). The program's accreditation has been granted for a period of 10 years effective from November 17, 2010.

1111 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314

Faculty and Staff

Department Chair: Doreen M. Stiskal, PT, Ph.D.
Department Faculty»
Department Secretary: Aleatha Joseph, B.A.

Tuition and Financial Aid

Academic Policies

In order to ensure that the School of Health and Medical Sciences graduates competent and ethical practitioners, the School's faculty, in conjunction with the Dean's Office, developed the Academic Performance Standards Policy and Student Performance Review Committee Procedures.

The form for student requests to appeal to the Student Performance Review Committee is available here »

Contact Us

Department of Physical Therapy
Seton Hall University

School of Health and Medical Sciences
Interprofessional Health Sciences Campus

340 Kingsland Street

Nutley, NJ 07110
(973) 275-2051

For Graduate Admissions questions, contact:
Patrick McDermott, M.A.
Assistant Dean for Graduate Enrollment and Student Affairs
School of Health and Medical Sciences
(973) 275-2062

For Dual Degree/Undergraduate Admissions questions, contact:
Gerald Ruscingno, Ph.D.
Assistant Director of Advising for Dual Degree Programs
School of Health and Medical Sciences
(973) 275-6457

Seton Hall Undergraduate Admissions and Enrollment Services

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