Department of Physical Therapy

Vision Statement

The Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy will be nationally recognized for developing Physical Therapy professionals who bring knowledge and skills to society for optimizing movement, health, and well-being.

Mission Statement

The Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy prepares knowledgeable, skillful, reflective, and ethical physical therapists who practice with sound clinical reasoning to enhance the health, function, and well-being of their patients, partners, and society.

Core Values

The Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy embraces the core values of the physical therapy profession: accountability, altruism, caring and compassion, excellence, integrity, professional duty, and social responsibility.