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Physical Therapy (D.P.T)


2015 Research Day - Friday, April 17, 2015

Abstract Submission Deadline - Friday, March 20, 2015

Founded in 1996, the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences was created with a dedication to innovation in the areas of Physical Therapy curriculum and teaching methodologies. The program offers the first university level doctoral program leading to the clinical doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT).  The clinical doctorate in Physical Therapy is a three year (115 credits) program that is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).  The program utilizes a variety of instructional methods including traditional lectures, problem-based case studies and computer based instructional material to foster student learning to meet the APTA Vision 2020 of becoming Doctors of Physical Therapy.