Our Physical Therapy degree

 Female PT Students with Professor 

Physical therapy is a growing field, and demand for physical therapists is high. Our Doctor of Physical Therapy degree program is rigorous and time-intensive. The 33-month physical therapy program at Northern Arizona 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.  

Your instructors

You will gain clinical practice skills through teaching and mentoring opportunities with:

  • core faculty
  • clinical adjunct faculty
  • clinical instructors

Your classes

Our innovative curriculum is organized around the four principle practice patterns of the following systems:

  • musculoskeletal
  • neuromuscular
  • cardiopulmonary
  • integumentary

Program requirements

If you’re interested in applying for our physical therapy program, learn more about our admission requirements and application process.  Individuals apply to Northern Arizona University Physical Therapy and NOT to a specific campus, such as Phoenix or Flagstaff.

Program comparison

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