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School ofPhysical Therapy & Athletic Training

Physical Therapy & Athletic Training

The School of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training considers its fundamental mission to be consistent with that of the College of Health Sciences. Specifically, the School seeks to:

  1. Address the physical therapy and athletic training needs of the community, state, and nation by graduating practitioners who are cultivated in evidence-based practice, patient-centered care, and inter-professional healthcare;
  2. Generate and disseminate new knowledge related to physical therapy, athletic training, and related disciplines by conducting innovative and translational research;
  3. Provide service to the academic, professional, and general communities in which the School is involved.

Physical Therapy Students

Post-Professional Athletic Training Program

The Post-Professional Athletic Training Program of study is designed to provide advanced didactic and clinical educational experiences for those who have previously met entry-level requirements for certification as an athletic trainer.

Physical Therapy Student Helps Girl Walk

Doctor of Physical Therapy

The Doctor of Physical Therapy program is designed to prepare students with the knowledge, skills and clinical experience to become licensed physical therapists.



Faculty and students contribute to the knowledge base in physical therapy, athletic training and related disciplines using state of the art facilities.