Doctor of Physical Therapy

A rewarding career awaits

Des Moines University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program offers a distinctive, evidence-based curriculum focused on patient-centered care. Classroom and clinical instruction emphasize problem solving, critical thinking, and strong manual therapy skills. The combination of our faculty, state-of-the-art facilities and an onsite clinic make DMU a powerful place to learn.

Hands-on skills form the foundation of our doctor of physical therapy program, while classroom and clinical instruction emphasize problem-solving and critical thinking that prepare you to be an exceptional and caring health care provider.

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Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education

DMU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
The Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Des Moines University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314.

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