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.

Manual Therapy
Hands-On Experience
Clinical Education Experience

Beginning with the cohort matriculating in 2023, students will complete 30 weeks of clinical education experiences at three different sites. DMU maintains more than 400 clinical sites throughout the United States.

Clinical Experience
Student Outcomes
  • DMU students are well prepared for their National Physical Therapy Examination (licensure exam) and have excellent pass rates.
  • DMU alumni are very satisfied with the education they received.

Read more on the Program Outcomes page.

Dual Degree
Student Clubs
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