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
Dr. Bonnie L. Rogulj completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Virginia, graduating with honors, and her Doctor of Physical Therapy at Old Dominion University. Presently, Dr. Rogulj is an assistant professor at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences and a licensed staff physical therapist in Florida and Virginia. She completed an accredited geriatric residency at Brooks Institute for Higher Learning and is a board-certified geriatric specialist.
Dr. Rogulj is currently completing a Doctor of Philosophy in Higher Education Administration at Liberty University. She is also a certified community Stepping On instructor and Mental Health First Aid instructor. Dr. Rogulj is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and Florida Physical Therapy Association. She is an advocate for fall prevention in our community and has created events to promote health and wellness. Dr. Rogulj is interested in research with an emphasis on aging, wellness and higher education.