Is a Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree Worth It? If you’re dreaming about helping patients restore their mobility and quality of life, and you’re exploring what it would take to become a physical therapist, you may be wondering, “Is a degree in physical therapy worth it?” The answer to this question depends, of course, on your personal career goals. Some people choose to become physical therapist assistants because only a two-year associate degree is required. It’s true that pursuing a doctorate takes time and effort; however, there are countless advantages to earning a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. To that end, let’s look at some of the factors that make a Doctor in Physical Therapy (DPT) degree the best first step on an exceptional career Read more
Beth Lambert attended undergraduate studies at San Jose State University, where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. She then obtained her Master of Occupational Therapy at Washington University in St. Louis.
Lambert has worked with adults and older adults in acute inpatient rehab, skilled nursing and home health. She is Lee Silverman Voice Treatment-BIG certified and a Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP). Lambert joined the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in August 2021 as a contributing faculty member and transitioned to an affiliated faculty position in May 2022.