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The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT ) program is a 36-month (including summers), entry-level professional program emphasizing the scientific basis of human structure and human movement, the spiritual basis of human worth, and the integration of these foundational elements into a comprehensive and problem-solving, evidence- and consensus-based approach to artful evaluation and skillful treatment. Graduates have a solid generalist perspective of patient care in a variety of professional treatment settings with a strong foundation for post-professional specialization and lifelong learning.

Alumni Spotlight: Matt

Matt Klingler, DPT ’16, established Village Fitness in Glendora, where he is applying his expertise as a movement science specialist to help people prevent injury and improve their fitness and function. Watch his story.

Mission Statement

The Doctor of Physical Therapy program prepares graduates to practice as competent generalist physical therapists who have a solid foundation for postprofessional specialization. These graduates are guided by Christian principles and ethical values. They are critical thinkers and lifelong learners, supporting the global community and the physical therapy profession by functioning as service-oriented practitioners. They promote excellence in patient care, are guided by a belief in human worth and dignity, and are dedicated to the optimization of human health and function.

DPT Program Highlights

  • Earn a highly respected doctorate in 34 months (including summers).
  • Gain a solid, generalist perspective in preparation for patient care.
  • Prepare with some of the nation’s leading experts in the field.
  • Integrate a distinct Christian perspective into your clinical approach.
  • Learn to care for patients holistically.
  • Prepare for specializations in orthopedics, neurology, cardiopulmonology, clinical electrophysiology, pediatrics, geriatrics, and sports medicine.
  • Join one of the fastest-growing sectors of health care.
  • Enjoy autonomy as a primary health care provider.

Accreditation

Questions or comments regarding the accreditation status of Azusa Pacific University may be directed to CAPTE at 1111 N. Fairfax St. Alexandria, VA 22314-1488, (703) 706-3245.

University Reputation

Azusa Pacific University secured a place in the most prestigious category of U.S. News & World Report ’s America’s Best Colleges 2016 rankings, placing in Tier One at No. 175 in the National Universities category. In addition, The Princeton Review named APU as 1 of 124 institutions in the 2016 Best Colleges in the West. and G.I. Jobs named APU a Military Friendly School for 2016, placing APU among the top 15 percent of schools in the country helping military students reach their educational dreams.

Note: This information is current for the 2016-17 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.

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Apple’s Retail Strategy Is Still Paying Off in a Big Way

NEW YORK (TheStreet ) — Apple (AAPL ) no longer breaks out the sales of its retail store business as part of its quarterly results, but industry analysts who follow the consumer-electronics leader say the rest of Apple’s report suggests its retail operations remain strong at a time when the company is launching its most anticipated product in years.

Apple’s retail stores received attention recently for having only display models of the Apple Watch and only allowing customers to place orders for the device. The practice was promoted in an email and video by Angela Ahrendts, Apple’s senior vice president of retail. She encouraged retail employees to push consumers to purchase an Apple Watch through Apple’s online store.

Ahrendts’ method of promoting the Apple Watch was seen by some as a change in Apple’s retail strategy. Historically, the company has hyped up the first-day sales of new products, leading to long lines outside Apple’s stores.

But analyst Tim Bajarin of Creative Strategies said the absence of the Apple Watch in the Apple stores was more of a “one-off” event than a change in the company’s retail direction.

“You can’t glean any retail information from the Apple Watch,” Bajarin said. “That had to do with their supply chain. But you can get a pretty strong understanding that since their [overall] numbers did well, you have to believe that retail is stronger than ever.”

For the fiscal second quarter. Apple said it earned $13.6 billion, or $2.33 a share, on revenue of $58 billion. In the same quarter a year earlier, Apple reported a profit of $10.2 billion, or $1.66 a share, on $45.6 billion in revenue. Sales of the iPhone and Mac were among the quarter’s highlights, with iPhone revenue rising 55% from a year ago to $40.3 billion on the sale of 61.2 million units. Mac revenue rose 2% to $5.62 billion on 4.6 million units.


Ten retailers who still have not come to Canada (but we hope they will) #retail


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Ten retailers who still have not come to Canada (but we hope they will)

The last three years has seen the arrival of some of the most sought-after retail brands arrive in this country — J Crew, Victoria’s Secret and Target, to name a few. But despite an increasingly competitive market for retail real estate, there remain a handful of retail players who could still set up shop here, spurred by customer demand or their own desires to further expand global operations.

1) Trader Joe’s — The California grocery chain with 390 U.S. locations has the unique problem of being so sought after in Canada that is has been pirated … allegedly. Owned by the family dynasty behind Germany’s biggest supermarket chain Aldi, Trader Joe’s is suing Vancouver-based Pirate Joe’s for trademark infringement for stocking up and reselling its house-branded goods. Pirate Joe’s owner Mike Hallatt has spent more than $350,000 buying goods at the U.S. chain on Trader Joe’s items such as Charmingly Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies, Multigrain Tortilla Chips and Pumpkin Spice Pancake Mix, and driving them back across the border to resell them at a markup. Washington state judge Marsha Pechman dismissed the lawsuit, ruling that there was no basis to apply a U.S. law known as the Lanham Act, which confers broad jurisdictional powers upon U.S. courts. Despite the buzz, Trader Joe’s has not said it intends to open stores in Canada.

2) Uniqlo — The Japanese cheap chic apparel giant has more than 1,000 outlets in Asia, France and the U.K. and wants to open up to 200 stores in the U.S. market, where it currently has 17 locations and will open its first stores in Australia next year. Uniqlo is high on HBC chief executive Richard Baker’s wish list of retail partnerships for his Hudson’s Bay department store chain.

3) American Girl Place — Most parents of girls 10 and under have heard about this retailer from their daughters, and most likely to excess. The retailer of US$110 dolls and doll accessories has a thriving online division and stores in 15 U.S. states that emphasize high-service, “experiential” retail. Twelve stores include restaurants so one can book brunch, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner, or parties with her doll friends (adults are allowed too), and all outlets offer a photo studio and theme craft parties for customers.

4) DSW, or Designer Shoe Warehouse. is a bit like the Winners (or sister chain Marshall’s) of shoes, selling top footwear brands at a discount. Bigger in size than Canada’s The Shoe Company stores, DSW operates nearly 400 locations averaging 22,000 square feet as well as 355 leased departments within other U.S. retailers.

5) Delia’s — The apparel and accessories retailer for teens and tweens has just over 100 stores in the U.S. but also has a thriving catalogue operation. Could it succeed where La Senza Girl failed?

6) Lane Bryant — The popular destination for online and cross-border Canadian shoppers who wear plus-size women’s apparel has more than 800 locations in the U.S. market. With an oft-noted void in the category relative to demand, the chain could provide some competition to the Reitmans-owned Addition Elle and Penningtons stores were it to open here.

7) Madewell — This budding chain launched by J Crew in 2006 has not reached its full capacity in the U.S. so it is unlikely that we would see it here for at least a few years. But much like the prevalence of Gap and Old Navy in Canada over that of pricier corporate sibling Banana Republic, the less expensive J Crew unit might prove to be more popular among Canadian consumers.

8) Macy’s — The large department store chain has been on the lips of industry watchers for years as a possible successor to Sears Canada, which has sold off the leases of some underperforming urban locations back to landlords. Now that Richard Baker has chosen luxury department store chain Saks as the dance partner for Hudson’s Bay, they speculate Macy’s might step in to give HBC some more serious competition.

9) Primark – With rivals like Forever 21 and H M finding a steady foothold in Canada, the large Irish clothing retailer, which has 260 stores in the U.K. Austria, Belgium, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain, might find fit to set up shop here too.

10) Next – With 500 stores in the U.K. and rivaling Marks Spencer as Britain’s biggest clothing chain, the contemporary fashion retailer is a well known brand throughout the world, with 200 outlets in 30 countries including China, Kuwait and Greece.

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Apple’s Retail Strategy Is Still Paying Off in a Big Way

NEW YORK (TheStreet ) — Apple (AAPL ) no longer breaks out the sales of its retail store business as part of its quarterly results, but industry analysts who follow the consumer-electronics leader say the rest of Apple’s report suggests its retail operations remain strong at a time when the company is launching its most anticipated product in years.

Apple’s retail stores received attention recently for having only display models of the Apple Watch and only allowing customers to place orders for the device. The practice was promoted in an email and video by Angela Ahrendts, Apple’s senior vice president of retail. She encouraged retail employees to push consumers to purchase an Apple Watch through Apple’s online store.

Ahrendts’ method of promoting the Apple Watch was seen by some as a change in Apple’s retail strategy. Historically, the company has hyped up the first-day sales of new products, leading to long lines outside Apple’s stores.

But analyst Tim Bajarin of Creative Strategies said the absence of the Apple Watch in the Apple stores was more of a “one-off” event than a change in the company’s retail direction.

“You can’t glean any retail information from the Apple Watch,” Bajarin said. “That had to do with their supply chain. But you can get a pretty strong understanding that since their [overall] numbers did well, you have to believe that retail is stronger than ever.”

For the fiscal second quarter. Apple said it earned $13.6 billion, or $2.33 a share, on revenue of $58 billion. In the same quarter a year earlier, Apple reported a profit of $10.2 billion, or $1.66 a share, on $45.6 billion in revenue. Sales of the iPhone and Mac were among the quarter’s highlights, with iPhone revenue rising 55% from a year ago to $40.3 billion on the sale of 61.2 million units. Mac revenue rose 2% to $5.62 billion on 4.6 million units.


Ten retailers who still have not come to Canada (but we hope they will) #career


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Ten retailers who still have not come to Canada (but we hope they will)

The last three years has seen the arrival of some of the most sought-after retail brands arrive in this country — J Crew, Victoria’s Secret and Target, to name a few. But despite an increasingly competitive market for retail real estate, there remain a handful of retail players who could still set up shop here, spurred by customer demand or their own desires to further expand global operations.

1) Trader Joe’s — The California grocery chain with 390 U.S. locations has the unique problem of being so sought after in Canada that is has been pirated … allegedly. Owned by the family dynasty behind Germany’s biggest supermarket chain Aldi, Trader Joe’s is suing Vancouver-based Pirate Joe’s for trademark infringement for stocking up and reselling its house-branded goods. Pirate Joe’s owner Mike Hallatt has spent more than $350,000 buying goods at the U.S. chain on Trader Joe’s items such as Charmingly Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies, Multigrain Tortilla Chips and Pumpkin Spice Pancake Mix, and driving them back across the border to resell them at a markup. Washington state judge Marsha Pechman dismissed the lawsuit, ruling that there was no basis to apply a U.S. law known as the Lanham Act, which confers broad jurisdictional powers upon U.S. courts. Despite the buzz, Trader Joe’s has not said it intends to open stores in Canada.

2) Uniqlo — The Japanese cheap chic apparel giant has more than 1,000 outlets in Asia, France and the U.K. and wants to open up to 200 stores in the U.S. market, where it currently has 17 locations and will open its first stores in Australia next year. Uniqlo is high on HBC chief executive Richard Baker’s wish list of retail partnerships for his Hudson’s Bay department store chain.

3) American Girl Place — Most parents of girls 10 and under have heard about this retailer from their daughters, and most likely to excess. The retailer of US$110 dolls and doll accessories has a thriving online division and stores in 15 U.S. states that emphasize high-service, “experiential” retail. Twelve stores include restaurants so one can book brunch, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner, or parties with her doll friends (adults are allowed too), and all outlets offer a photo studio and theme craft parties for customers.

4) DSW, or Designer Shoe Warehouse. is a bit like the Winners (or sister chain Marshall’s) of shoes, selling top footwear brands at a discount. Bigger in size than Canada’s The Shoe Company stores, DSW operates nearly 400 locations averaging 22,000 square feet as well as 355 leased departments within other U.S. retailers.

5) Delia’s — The apparel and accessories retailer for teens and tweens has just over 100 stores in the U.S. but also has a thriving catalogue operation. Could it succeed where La Senza Girl failed?

6) Lane Bryant — The popular destination for online and cross-border Canadian shoppers who wear plus-size women’s apparel has more than 800 locations in the U.S. market. With an oft-noted void in the category relative to demand, the chain could provide some competition to the Reitmans-owned Addition Elle and Penningtons stores were it to open here.

7) Madewell — This budding chain launched by J Crew in 2006 has not reached its full capacity in the U.S. so it is unlikely that we would see it here for at least a few years. But much like the prevalence of Gap and Old Navy in Canada over that of pricier corporate sibling Banana Republic, the less expensive J Crew unit might prove to be more popular among Canadian consumers.

8) Macy’s — The large department store chain has been on the lips of industry watchers for years as a possible successor to Sears Canada, which has sold off the leases of some underperforming urban locations back to landlords. Now that Richard Baker has chosen luxury department store chain Saks as the dance partner for Hudson’s Bay, they speculate Macy’s might step in to give HBC some more serious competition.

9) Primark – With rivals like Forever 21 and H M finding a steady foothold in Canada, the large Irish clothing retailer, which has 260 stores in the U.K. Austria, Belgium, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain, might find fit to set up shop here too.

10) Next – With 500 stores in the U.K. and rivaling Marks Spencer as Britain’s biggest clothing chain, the contemporary fashion retailer is a well known brand throughout the world, with 200 outlets in 30 countries including China, Kuwait and Greece.

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Apple s Retail Strategy Is Still Paying Off in a Big Way #retail #comic


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Apple’s Retail Strategy Is Still Paying Off in a Big Way

NEW YORK (TheStreet ) — Apple (AAPL ) no longer breaks out the sales of its retail store business as part of its quarterly results, but industry analysts who follow the consumer-electronics leader say the rest of Apple’s report suggests its retail operations remain strong at a time when the company is launching its most anticipated product in years.

Apple’s retail stores received attention recently for having only display models of the Apple Watch and only allowing customers to place orders for the device. The practice was promoted in an email and video by Angela Ahrendts, Apple’s senior vice president of retail. She encouraged retail employees to push consumers to purchase an Apple Watch through Apple’s online store.

Ahrendts’ method of promoting the Apple Watch was seen by some as a change in Apple’s retail strategy. Historically, the company has hyped up the first-day sales of new products, leading to long lines outside Apple’s stores.

But analyst Tim Bajarin of Creative Strategies said the absence of the Apple Watch in the Apple stores was more of a “one-off” event than a change in the company’s retail direction.

“You can’t glean any retail information from the Apple Watch,” Bajarin said. “That had to do with their supply chain. But you can get a pretty strong understanding that since their [overall] numbers did well, you have to believe that retail is stronger than ever.”

For the fiscal second quarter. Apple said it earned $13.6 billion, or $2.33 a share, on revenue of $58 billion. In the same quarter a year earlier, Apple reported a profit of $10.2 billion, or $1.66 a share, on $45.6 billion in revenue. Sales of the iPhone and Mac were among the quarter’s highlights, with iPhone revenue rising 55% from a year ago to $40.3 billion on the sale of 61.2 million units. Mac revenue rose 2% to $5.62 billion on 4.6 million units.