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Department of Physical Therapy
What better way to make a difference than physical therapy? The profession is effective and changes lives. And the need is increasing: The U.S. Dept. of Labor predicts that the U.S. will need 39% more physical therapists by 2020.
We educate students to practice autonomously within an evolving, complex, and diverse healthcare environment. You’ll become a healthcare professional distinguished by leadership, innovation, and excellence in a dynamic and diverse global society.
The Department of Physical Therapy educates Doctor of Physical Therapy students to practice autonomously within an evolving, complex, and diverse healthcare environment. You’ll become a healthcare professional distinguished by leadership, innovation, and excellence in a dynamic and diverse global society.
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.
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Watch USciences 196th Commencement Live on May 24
May 16, 2017
For those family members and friends unable to attend USciences is pleased to provide a live stream of the 196th Commencement Ceremony.
USciences OT Student Project Improves Penn Transit Shuttle Service for Campus
March 06, 2017
Three USciences OT students use class project for improving the accessibility, convenience, and safety of the Penn Transit Shuttle stop on campus.
APTA Meeting a Showcase for USciences Physical Therapy Program
March 01, 2017
The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) annual Combined Sections Meeting brought out the best in USciences Department of Physical Therapy.
Occupational Therapy Student Puts a Sophisticated Twist on the Traditional Soup Kitchen
February 27, 2017
Jessica Stull MOT'18 gives her time as volunteer coordinator at Hope Cafe, a restaurant-style soup kitchen in Chester, Pa.
Health Tip: Heart Disease is the Leading Cause of Death in Women
February 10, 2017
A Health Tip from University of the Sciences: In recognition of February as heart month, Dr. Lora Packel shares advice for women to help prevent heart disease.
Marc Campolo, PT, PhD, SCS, ATC, CSCS
Glasser Hall, Room 101
University of the Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495