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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.
Our mission is to educate Doctor of Physical Therapy students to practice autonomously, yet collaboratively, within evolving, complex, and diverse healthcare environments. Graduates will be prepared to be lifelong learners and movement specialists that use evidence to optimize patient/client function and health.
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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New Students Set to Arrive for Move-In Day and Convocation
August 09, 2017
Cars packed to the brim with residence hall room essentials will descend on the USciences campus on Friday, August 25, 2017, as the largest class in three years arrives for move-in day.
USciences' NIH Visit Focuses on Expanding Interprofessional Research Opportunities
July 18, 2017
In an effort to build relationships and learn about how to better qualify for federal grant funding, a group of University of the Sciences faculty and staff traveled to the Bethesda, Md., headquarters of the National Institutes of Health.
Alumna Taps into CPR Skills to Save a Stranger's Life
July 17, 2017
Lindsay Hummel BI'13, DPM, was celebrating her medical school graduation when she was called into action to perform CPR on a stranger.
Class of 2017 Commencement Snapshot
June 02, 2017
A snapshot of the class of 2017.
Watch USciences 196th Commencement
May 16, 2017
USciences celebrated the class of 2017 at its 196th commencement ceremony on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, and bestowed an honorary doctor of science degree on world-renowned vaccine advocate Paul Offit, MD.
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