DOCTORAL PROGRAM IN PHYSICAL THERAPY
PROGRAM MISSION STATEMENT
Our DPT Program Mission is linked to the Missions of the University and the Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions (see below):
We are committed to preparing knowledgeable, skillful, reflective and ethical physical therapists who make sound clinical decisions to enhance the health, function and well-being of their patients. We seek to cultivate professionals dedicated to life-long learning and professional development, patient advocacy, and the betterment of society.
In pursuit of this mission we embrace the core values of the physical therapy profession: accountability, altruism, caring and compassion, excellence, integrity, professional duty, and social responsibility.
Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions Mission:
Dedication to the development of professionals who contribute to a healthy society through practice, leadership, education and service.
Central Michigan University Mission:
At Central Michigan University, we are a community committed to the pursuit of knowledge, wisdom, discovery and creativity. We provide student-centered education and foster personal and intellectual growth to prepare students for productive careers, meaningful lives, and responsible citizenship in a global society. To achieve this mission, we adhere to the core values of integrity, respect, compassion, inclusiveness, social responsibility, excellence, and innovation.
APTA - Professionalism in Physical Therapy: Core Values