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Doctor of Physical Therapy

The Division of Physical Therapy at Southwest Baptist University is dedicated to providing society with physical therapists who engage in the art and science of physical therapy with a Christian worldview. Graduates of the program will be clinician generalists who are prepared to provide physical therapy services for a diverse population in an evolving society and healthcare environment in their future jobs and careers.
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Program Details

SBU's doctor of physical therapy program is fully accredited and provides a quality education with Christian faith integration. Meet the faculty and view the course plan.
Learn More About the DPT Program

Admission Process

Application to the SBU DPT program is made through the PTCAS centralized application database. Admissions requirements and prerequisite courses must be met prior to admittance.
Admissions Requirements and Process

Financial Aid

SBU strives to offer affordable degree options with competitive tuition costs. Staff members are available to help you understand your financial aid options.
Cost and Financial Aid Details

Financial Fact Sheet (PDF)

Morgan Frank
"I love SBU because it fosters growth in my academics as well as in my faith, and it gives me a good community to do that in."
Morgan Frank '21
SBU Exercise Science graduate and current SBU DPT student

Early Acceptance

Qualified high school seniors can apply for early acceptance to SBU's DPT program, which guarantees a spot in the doctoral program after completing a bachelor's degree at SBU.
High School Early Acceptance Program Details

Faculty Practice Clinic

Our Faculty Practice Clinic allows patients to participate in a student learning-focused physical therapy experience with a licensed physical therapist in a state-of-the-art clinic.
Faculty Practice Clinic

Admissions Information

Have Questions?

Julia Young
Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions
(417) 328-1690

General Inquiries

Division of Physical Therapy


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