Doctor of Physical Therapy
The program prepares individuals to enter beginning practice as physical therapists. Graduates are prepared to evaluate neuromuscular, musculoskeletal, sensorimotor, and related functions to determine the degree of muscle strength, motor development, motion, respiratory ventilation or peripheral circulatory efficiency of individuals. The physical therapist plans and implements appropriate interventions for clients. Graduates are prepared to work in preventive health care as well as rehabilitative care. The program requires full-time study for a period of 36 consecutive months. Students enter the program in the summer semester only.
Please contact the physical therapy graduate program office for the most recent information regarding curriculum.