Doctor of Physical Therapy
The University of Evansville offers an entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree. This six- or seven-year curriculum involves three or four years of prerequisite and undergraduate course work followed by three years of professional study. The DPT curriculum enhances the graduate's ability to work in a complex and challenging health care environment. Through the careful integration of the liberal arts, a meaningful undergraduate degree and professional studies, students acquire the necessary technical and critical thinking skills to promote optimal human health and patient function.
Program Chair: Frank Underwood, PT, PhD, ECS
Director of Clinical Education: Janet Szczepanski, PT, MHS, GCS
Operations Administrator/Director of Admission and Advising: Sherri Chambliss
Institutional Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Date of Initial Accreditation of Physical Therapy Program: Bachelor's degree: May 1981 (this degree is no longer offered) Master's degree: October 1991; the Master's program transitioned to the Doctor of Physical Therapy program in May 2006.
Current Accreditation Status: The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at the University of Evansville is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia, 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; e-mail: email@example.com; website: http://www.capteonline.org. Next visit: July 2014
Degree Conferred: Doctor of Physical Therapy