AT Still University-Arizona School of Health Sciences-ATSU was founded in 1995 in Mesa, Arizona. The physical therapy school program has a rich history dating back to 1892 when it established the world’s first osteopathic medical school, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. AT Still University of Health Sciences provides a well established track record of providing primary care training.
California State University-Fresno (CSUF) is located nearby Yosemite National Park in Central California. The CSUF DPT Program prepares diverse, highly qualified practitioners that are life long learners engaged in scholarly activities. The Gait, Balance & Mobility and Research & Education Center is geared for hands on training with applied research by students.
California State University-Long Beach (CSULB) was ranked the fourth-best public regional university in the United States by the U.S. News & World Report. CSULB is ideally located 3 miles from the Pacific Ocean. The Department of Physical Therapy was established as the first physical therapy education program in the CSU system.
California State University-Northridge (CSUN) is located in Los Angeles with opportunities occurring during school and post-graduation. CSUN DPT Program has state-of-the-art labs and equipment including a 3-D Motion Analysis System, a Telemetered EMG System, Biodex, and Dexascan for ongoing research and teaching. Graduates of CSUN have worked in a wide range of physical therapy settings.
Franklin Pierce University-Arizona and its physical therapy school has located an expansion program in beautiful Arizona in 2009. With the same quality standard of education, this has allowed Franklin University of Arizona to choose from a broad application pool outside of the United States borders.
Idaho State University is the only DPT program in Idaho, and has an great location that is close to both Grand Teton and Yellow Stone National Parks. It has an ideal student to faculty ratio of 7 faculty and 26 students for each class. Each student is able to be well known and mentored for success.
Loma Linda University (LLU) is located in Loma Linda, CA., and is affiliated with the Seventh-day Adventist Church. It is a highly regarded university health system. LLU advocates integrating health, science, and Christian faith in the treatment of the sick and injured. If a student wants to integrate Christ’s teaching into their practice, applying to LLU is worth investigation.
Midwestern University-Glendale Campus and its physical therapy school has graduated it’s first inaugural class in 2013. It’s parent program, Midwestern University has a long history dating back to 1900 when it established the world’s fourth osteopathic medical school. MWU provides a well rounded education aiming to have each student qualified to practice in any physical therapy domain.
With this new expansion to Phoenix, Arizona, Northern Arizona University-Phoenix (NAU) brings both excellent state-of-the-art facilities and large city opportunities to their students. Northern Arizona University brings the tradition of the longest running physical therapy school in Arizona to the Valley of the Sun. The U.S. News & World Report co-ranks the NAU PT doctorate program 34th in the nation.
The University of Montana-Missoula (UM) is located in Missoula near the western Montana border at the convergence of five mountain rages. The UM DPT program has highly trained faculty who can guide your education, not only in the class room, but also at the on-site clinic. The U.S. News & World Report co-ranks the UM PT doctorate program 51st in the nation.