DPT Clinical Education

The program includes a total of 42 weeks of full-time clinical practice experiences.  In addition, the program will include 240 hours of integrated clinical experiences for students, to accompany their major clinical-didactic courses, and reinforce the application of knowledge reinforced throughout the duration of the program.  Kean has partnered with health care agencies, across the State of NJ to deliver the clinical education program. With this integrated, collaborative partnership model, Kean will work to “bridge the gap” between academia and clinical practice by fostering learning experiences, for all stakeholders.

Year One

Fall DPT 6600 Integrated Clinical Experience I (part-time)
Spring  DPT 6610 Integrated Clinical Experience II (part-time)


Summer DPT 6700 Clinical Practicum I (full-time)
Fall DPT 6620 Integrated Clinical Experience III (part-time)
Spring  DPT 6620 Integrated Clinical Experience IV (part-time)

YEAR Three

Fall DPT 6800 Clinical Practicum II (full-time)
Spring DPT 6900 Clinical Practicum III (full-time)

Kean Clinical Education Schedule



Public Notice of Candidacy

Effective May 2016, Kean University has been granted Candidate for Accreditation status by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA, 22314; phone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org). Candidate for Accreditation is a pre-accreditation status of affiliation with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education that indicates that the program is progressing toward accreditation and may matriculate students in technical/professional courses. Candidate for Accreditation is not an accreditation status nor does it assure eventual accreditation. Furthermore, though achievement of Candidate for Accreditation status signifies satisfactory progress toward accreditation, it does not assure that the program will be granted accreditation. More information about the accreditation process through Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) can be found at http://www.capteonline.org/

1111 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA  22314
phone 703-706-3245