Department of Physical Therapy


Dept of Physical Therapy

About the Department

Our faculty is committed to leadership in clinical doctoral education through: 

  • academic excellence
  • scholarly contributions to the profession
  • service to the local and international community, and
  • fostering moral agency/professional values within our graduates.

This program was the first in the nation to offer the clinical doctorate in entry-level physical therapy education. The curriculum continues to evolve through integrated course content that reflects the dynamic and ever-changing health care landscape. Our experienced faculty are national and international leaders in their areas of expertise who strive to mentor students to be the next leaders in the physical therapy profession.

By the Numbers

 100% placement rate, pass rate, faculty

Mission & Philosophy

Within the tradition of a Jesuit, Catholic University, the Creighton University Department of Physical Therapy engages in value-centered teaching, service and scholarship focused on movement dysfunction and enablement of activity and participation. We model and facilitate professional formation and action to compassionately and competently respond to societal needs by restoring, maintaining and promoting optimal physical function and wellness.


The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Creighton University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).

1111 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, Virginia

Telephone: 703.706.3245

If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 402.280.5934 or email:

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