Hunter Stewart, DPT24
Our rigorous curriculum is designed to develop high-performing healthcare professionals dedicated to excellence, life-long learning, critical inquiry, and meaningful service. Learn about our Tufts DPT-Phoenix program from student Hunter Stewart, DPT24.
Why did you choose to pursue a DPT degree?
"I chose to pursue physical therapy because it encapsulates everything I love. I’ve been passionate about coaching, health, and fitness my whole life and physical therapy allows me to combine all of those in a rehabilitation setting."
Why did you choose Tufts to pursue your DPT degree?
"I have always done some form of online school since my undergraduate degree, and I thought that the hybrid format would work for me. Also the accelerated pace works great with my goals of entering the field as soon as possible!"
What has your experience in the DPT-Phoenix program been like so far?
"I have had a great experience at Tufts. The program is demanding and requires you to fully embrace your studies. I also enjoy being able to meet people from all over who I have a common passion with."
What is your favorite aspect about the DPT-Phoenix program?
"I think my favorite aspect of the program is being able to learn from and build relationships with some truly incredible faculty."
What do you want a prospective student to know about Tufts?
"'The hybrid model is all about what you put into it. If you’re up for the challenge of an accelerated program you will do great!"