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Come visit us for the 2nd Annual Family Fun Day on August 29, 2015!

Congratulations to our newly certified specialists and recertified specialists. Check them out!
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UDPT-Blue Hen State of Mind
Check out the DPT Class of 2015 video highlighting their first year as UD DPT students!
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2015 Alumni Newsletter
Catch up on all of the latest UD PT news in our 2015 Alumni Newsletter!

Daniel K. White Dr. Daniel White led study that found an intensive regimen of regular exercise and a healthy diet might reduce short-term onset of knee pain for overweight adults with Type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Dr. Joseph Zeni Dr. Joseph Zeni recognized at 2015 doctoral hooding ceremony as Outstanding Doctoral Graduate Student Advisor and Mentor
Dr. Lynn Snyder-Mackler

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 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:; website: 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.