College of Health Sciences

Physical Therapy

We prepare physical therapists to excel in evidence-based practice, discover and disseminate new knowledge, assume leadership roles, work collaboratively with other professions, and optimize global health.

Offering a entry-level DPT program, ranked 14th in the nation, and a DPT/Public Health dual degree.

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Offering a entry-level DPT program, ranked 14th in the nation, and a DPT/Public Health dual degree.

Offering assured admission and accelerated program pathways to a D.P.T. degree.

Pre-Physical Therapy Programs

Offering assured admission and accelerated program pathways to a D.P.T. degree.

Our Physical Therapy faculty pursues and models scholarship, best practice, and leadership.

Our Faculty

Our Physical Therapy faculty pursues and models scholarship, best practice, and leadership.

Post-Professional Education Programs

Our post-professional programs enable physical therapists to be leaders in their practice, their profession, and their communities. 

A completely-online TDPT program for practicing clinicians.

Transitional DPT

A completely-online TDPT program for practicing clinicians.

Gain knowledge and skills for health policy development in varied leadership roles.

Health Policy Certificate

Gain knowledge and skills for health policy development in varied leadership roles.

Become an expert clinician and prepare to sit for the orthopaedic clinical specialization examination.

Orthopaedic Residency

Become an expert clinician and prepare to sit for the orthopaedic clinical specialization examination.

Our annual spring weekend-long continuing education course.

Continuing Education

Our annual spring weekend-long continuing education course.

Health Policy & Practice Management Faculty Institute

Friday, Aug. 14 – Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015, in King of Prussia, PA.  Gain real-life expertise in choosing content and designing teaching and learning activities in the areas of health policy and practice management.


Faculty Recognition

Dr. Philip McClure, chair of the Department of Physical Therapy, is the 2014 recipient of the Carlin-Michels Achievement Award from the Pennsylvanian Physical Therapy Association. Dr. McClure was recognized for his outstanding contributions to the physical therapy field.

Our Research

Our faculty research areas include skeletal muscles, neurologic injuries, shoulder and knee movement, running biometrics and athletic performance, and the effects of exercise on Parkinson's Disease.

 

The clinic welcomes athletes of all ages and abilities who are looking to recover from or prevent running injury and maximize performance.

Running Injury Clinic

This program offers exercise classes for individuals with Parkinson's Disease or Multiple Sclerosis.

Dan Aaron Stay Fit Program

Learn more about our department research projects.

Faculty Research

Upcoming Events

12
Jun

Prospective Students

Physical Therapy Information Session

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Prospective Students

Physical Therapy Information Session

June 12, 2015

12:00pm to 3:00pm

Health Sciences Center
450 S. Easton Road
Glenside, PA 19038

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22
Jul

Prospective Students

Physical Therapy Information Session

physical therapy

Prospective Students

Physical Therapy Information Session

July 22, 2015

12:00pm to 3:00pm

Health Sciences Center
450 S. Easton Road
Glenside, PA 19038

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14
Aug

Campus-Wide

Health Policy and Practice Management Faculty Institute

physical therapy

Campus-Wide

Health Policy and Practice Management Faculty Institute

August 14, 2015 to August 15, 2015

7:30am

Parkview Tower Building
Seminar Room 720 1150 First Avenue
King of Prussia, PA 19406

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