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About the Program

Learn from Experience

At Whitworth, you'll become a movement-system expert by doing, and learn how to help improve quality of life for individuals. Whitworth's Doctor of Physical Therapy program offers an innovative learner-centered curriculum that is rich in evidence-based practice, interprofessional learning experiences and community clinical partnerships that support Whitworth's mission. Graduates will be able to promote the health of individuals, communities and society through prescribed exercises, individualized evidence-based care and education.

"The DPT program has provided me with an intense yet exciting challenge. My studies have demonstrated not only what it takes to be a PT but what the real world/hands-on application of that is like."

Jathzeel Olivares

Make a Difference

Gain strong leadership and professional competencies, clinical competencies and the moral courage to guide individuals in healthy lifestyle choices while respecting the uniqueness and valuable contribution of each individual under your care.

Become a Leader in Physical Therapy

At Whitworth, you'll learn how to better collaborate and lead teams with confidence and sensitivity to diversity, inclusivity and equity, advocate for others, and serve in a manner that fosters mutual growth and respect. You'll gain an appreciation for the value of enhancing, adapting or compensating for movement that impacts an individual's capacity and performance.

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