Superior manual, hands-on skills form the foundation of our Doctor of Physical Therapy program. Manual therapy includes a variety of specific hands-on techniques used to diagnose and treat a range of dysfunctions in the musculoskeletal, neuromuscular and cardiopulmonary systems.

Classroom and clinical instruction emphasize problem-solving and critical thinking that prepare you to be an exceptional healthcare provider and lifelong learner.

Experienced Faculty

Our faculty have diverse clinical backgrounds. Faculty members use a variety of teaching methods, including case studies, problem-based learning, lectures, group projects, labs, and community-based labs.

Integrated Learning

Our curriculum promotes personal and professional development through integrated, sequential learning experiences presented in a block format.

Manual Therapy
Hands-On Experience
Clinical Education Experience

Students complete 36 weeks of clinical education experiences at four different sites. DMU maintains more than 350 clinical sites throughout the United States.

Clinical Experience
Student Outcomes

Read more on the Program Outcomes page.

Dual Degree
Student Clubs
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