The Division of Physical Therapy offers a 3-year professional curriculum that prepares Doctors of Physical Therapy who are experts in human movement. The program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education, a specialized body recognized by the Council on Postsecondary Accreditation. Forty full-time students are admitted in a typical annual admissions cycle.
Students admitted into the program complete three years of combined classroom, laboratory, and clinical education, and part-time and full-time supervised clinical practice in various clinics in West Virginia and other states. A doctor of physical therapy (D.P.T.) degree is awarded upon completion of the program which entitles the graduate to apply for examination for state licensure.