Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy is a dynamic health care profession. Practitioners must be able to adapt to the quickly changing health care system yet continue to provide outstanding services. The goal of the program is to educate a physical therapist who is able to practice effectively, safely and ethically in any type of health care environment.

The RFUMS curriculum is designed to provide an in-depth and universal view of the profession, with an emphasis on clinical judgment based on current evidence to meet the evolving needs of society in a culturally sensitive manner. It is our desire to guide our students to develop a life long commitment to professional growth and the potential to develop into master clinicians while participating in health care management.

Program Highlights:

  • 3 year unified and integrated entry level DPT program
  • Includes academic, clinical and research components which allow students to explore specialty areas
  • Designed for active learners who are skilled in critical thinking
  • Group learning settings
About the College of Health Professions

An education at the College of Health Professions offers a personalized, innovative and integrated experience that is aimed at enabling the beginning or continuation of rewarding careers in health care. Whether you are interested in doctoral study or certificate programs, full-time or part-time enrollment, the College offers innovative curricula to fit many ambitions and lifestyles.

It is our intent that interprofessionalism will become more than just a concept for our students, that it will become a way of life. Through active interaction in coursework, social, and governmental activities we hope that our students will come to know students from a variety of health professional programs and that it will strengthen their understanding and respect for the interprofessional healthcare team model of collaborative care.

Mission
To prepare exceptional healthcare professionals for leadership and evidence-based practice within a collaborative delivery model through student-centered programs that offer cutting-edge curricula.

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