Department of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training

Programs/Degrees Awarded:

  • Athletic Training (MS)
  • Physical Therapy (BS in Health Studies/DPT and post-baccalaureate DPT)
  • PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Combined Doctor of Physical Therapy and PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences (DPT/PhD)

*We are no longer accepting applications for the programs below.

  • Athletic Training (BS)*
  • Athletic Training/Doctor of Physical Therapy (BS in AT/DPT)

The goal of the Department of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training is to provide a comprehensive academic framework for promoting health, preventing injury, and rehabilitating those with impairment or disease. For students looking to combine their interests in health care and physical activity, our programs are a perfect fit. The combination of professional education in physical therapy and athletic training in addition to a doctoral program in rehabilitation sciences yields an interdisciplinary approach that includes coursework in basic and applied sciences, real-world research opportunities, and custom-tailored clinical placements. You’ll learn from faculty members who are innovative researchers and clinical specialists at the top of their professions.