The Department of Physical Therapy

prepares entry-level students and rehabilitation investigators to become authorities of evidence-based physical therapy and to be autonomous professionals, capable of engaging in translational research and providing excellent clinical services in any practice setting.

Musculoskeletal patient day, where Dr. Kim Dunleavy is explaining an exercise on a student lifting a barbell.

Our Programs

Doctor of Physical Therapy

The entry-level DPT program provides the required education necessary for graduates to take the professional license examination and embark on a professional career in physical therapy.

Rehabilitation Science PhD Program

Rehabilitation science is a diverse and expanding discipline that encompasses both basic and applied aspects of health science and services. The Rehabilitation Science (RSD) program embraces the wide range of disciplines, supporting the view that by working together we can advance human health.