In our department, you get More for Less when 3+3=2. That means you can get your bachelor's and your Doctor of Physical Therapy(DPT) in just 6 years! Find out more on our department site.
Do you enjoy helping others? Are you fascinated by anatomy or neuroscience? Physical therapy may be just right for you. Here, you'll enjoy small class sizes and learn from experienced faculty.
Physical therapy is a hands on field, and you'll many opportunities to do so with the lab heavy curriculum, utilizing one of many lab spaces including a brand new anatomy lab.
Like being hands-on? Our students complete 80 observation hours before entering the DPT program. Then they perform 38 weeks of clinical internships before graduating with their doctorate.
Networking is an important aspect of any career. Join an on-campus physical therapy club or a professional organization like the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).
Our program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). Accreditation assures you’re receiving a quality education that has met certain requirements.
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Our curriculum is challenging but rewarding. You'll enjoy classes like Orthopedics and Pediatrics. Learn from working professionals during lab experiences and field trips to places like the Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital and local orthotics and prosthetics companies. We even have a brand new cadaver lab ready and waiting for you.