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Doctor of Physical Therapy

The Physical Therapy program emphasizes a whole person approach to the investigation of clinical issues using a Problem-Based Learning format. The students are admitted to the program from a number of different undergraduate fields of study, professional backgrounds, and levels of maturity. Diversity and variety of life experiences are most valuable in this program. The Problem-Based Learning format encourages teamwork, open discussion, and researching appropriate resources to acquire the essential didactic knowledge. Due to a variety of class sizes, the students receive individual attention and meet with faculty advisors on a regular basis.


The Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Wheeling University 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. Contact the Wheeling University physical therapy program directly at 304-243-2432 or dpt@wju.edu


About the DPT Program

Global Impact

Our Research

Clinical Education

Doctor of Physical Therapy Program Admissions

Curriculum

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To schedule a campus visit, please contact: dpt@wju.edu or call 304-243-2432.

Helpful Links

APTA (American Physical Therapy Association) (sections on career planning, job postings, education)
Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education [CAPTE]
The Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy
West Virginia Physical Therapy Association
West Virginia Board of Physical Therapy