Our mission

We strive to develop collaborative professionals in physical therapy practice, education, social responsibility, and discovery and translation of science to improve health.

Our philosophy

We are committed to our professional and community stakeholders to promote and provide accessible, affordable and high-quality health care. Our academic programs support this commitment by educating collaborative professionals who advocate for the profession and the patient. We maintain a collegial and supportive environment that enables professional growth, research advancement and instructional excellence. Our program philosophy aligns with the values of the APTA Code of Ethics, which includes accountability, altruism, compassion/caring, excellence, integrity, professional duty and social responsibility.