There are many ways for students to connect with their classmates, as well as numerous opportunities to engage with the Duke and Durham communities. The activities and positions below represent involvement from our current students. While this list is not exhaustive, it will give you an idea of the rich opportunities students have while attending Duke DPT.
Student government: President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary
Extra-DPT Class Representatives: GPSC Representative, Med School Representative
Intra-DPT Class Representatives: Intramural Representative: Webmaster and Technology Representative, Blood Drive Coordinator, Class Historian, Philanthropy Chair, Community Service Chair
Committees: Admissions, DPT 5K, Social, Outreach, and Fundraising Committees
See Duke’s list of volunteer opportunities in the area.
Intramural sports include soccer, basketball, volleyball, flag football, softball, racquetball, and ultimate Frisbee.
Duke Groups is one-stop shopping for students interested in getting involved in Duke-sponsored student organizations and causes. Among the extra-curricular options are: Gay-Straight Alliance, Prayer Group, Carolina Hurricanes, Duke Club Hockey, Carolina Railhawks, American Dance Festival/Dance Medicine, Journal Club, Global Health Trips
The program has determined that its curriculum meets the state educational requirements for licensure or certification in all states, the District of Colombia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands secondary to its accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education, based on the following: CAPTE accreditation of a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant program satisfies state educational requirements in all states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Thus, students graduating from CAPTE-accredited physical therapist and physical therapist assistant education programs are eligible to take the National Physical Therapy Examination and apply for licensure in all states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. For more information regarding state qualifications and licensure requirements, refer to the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy website at www.fsbpt.org. The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Duke University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Avenue, Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085; telephone 703-706-3245; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org. If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 919-681-4380 or email email@example.com.