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DPT Student Amanda Anderson recently served abroad at a Stroke Camp in Jamaica. Read more!
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PT Clinic at STAR PT Clinic Opens at STAR Campus
Read about the opening of UD's brand new state-of-the-art PT Clinic at the Health Sciences Complex on STAR Campus! Read more ...

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UD Physical Therapy has moved to the Health Sciences Complex on STAR Campus. Follow the news feed about the making and opening of this innovative science center.





The mission of our Department is to advance physical therapy practice through the integration of education, clinical practice and research.

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Our 2nd ranked DPT Program educates outstanding entry-level physical therapists who are critical thinkers and provide excellent physical therapy care.

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DPT and PhD students are our most valuable resource and they are involved in patient care, research and professional and community service.

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Our faculty are not only excellent teachers, they are also outstanding clinicians, researchers and leaders in the profession.

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The University of Delaware's Physical Therapy Clinic is a place where patients, students and faculty researchers work together.
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The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at the University of Delaware is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org. Please visit our "Student Outcomes" page for information on graduation rate, ultimate licensure exam pass rate, and employment rate over the most recent three years.

The Department of Physical Therapy also offers qualifying DPT students the option to earn a Master of Science (MS) in Anatomy and Clinical Health Science. Unlike the DPT program, the MS Degree program falls outside the auspice of CAPTE accreditation. Further, the University of Delaware offers credentialed residencies in sports, orthopedics, geriatrics and neurology. Similarly, CAPTE does not provide oversight or accreditation of residency programs.