The Department of Physical Therapy educates Doctor of Physical Therapy students to practice autonomously within an evolving, complex and diverse health-care environment. You’ll become a health-care professional distinguished by leadership, innovation and excellence in a dynamic and diverse global society.
The U.S. Department of Labor predicts a
39% increase in demand for physical therapists by 2020. As the life expectancy for Americans lengthens, the need for graduates from physical therapy schools to care for them will increase.
The physical therapy program at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). Click here to access accreditation information.
Frequently asked questions regarding physical therapy programs, accreditation and complaints about a CAPTE accredited program can be found by clicking here, or by calling 703.706.3244.
Each program at University of the Sciences has developed student learning objectives. PT program student learning objectives are:
Marc Campolo, PT, PhD, SCS, ATC, CSCS
Chair, Department of Physical Therapy
Welcome to the Department of Physical Therapy
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