The Mission of the Department of Physical Therapy is to prepare entry-level and graduate autonomous physical therapy practitioners and leaders that promote health and wellness in society, excel in evidence-based, interprofessional, culturally competent, patient centered practice. The Department of Physical Therapy is committed to excellence in education, for the provision of quality physical therapy care, scientific inquiry, service, and professional and societal leadership.
Program established in 1970, graduated first class in 1972
5th Program in the Nation to transition to the Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree, graduating first class in 2001
Curriculum designed to graduate physical therapy professionals prepared to practice in the 21st Century healthcare environment
Over 300 Clinical Affiliate Sites