Based on its mission, the Physical Therapy Program has developed goals for students, graduates, faculty members, and the program.
- Students and graduates will be competent in providing physical therapy services to a diverse population across all levels of the healthcare continuum.
» Graduates will pass the National Physical Therapy Examination.
» Students and graduates will actively engage in interprofessional collaborative practice.
» Students and graduates will be engaged in community outreach programs.
» Students and graduates will be engaged in health promotion, prevention, or wellness activities.
- Students and graduates will demonstrate professionalism, independent judgment, clinical problem solving, and leadership.
» Students and graduates will demonstrate professional behavior.
» Students and graduates will utilize evidence-based practice by critically applying scientific research and other forms of best evidence to improve their practice.
» Graduates will assume leadership roles in the community or profession.
» Graduates will assume leadership roles in the clinical setting.
» Graduates will be members of the American Physical Therapy Association.
- Graduates will have the ability to contribute to didactic and clinical education of future practitioners and to the body of knowledge in the profession.
» Graduates will become clinical educators.
» Graduates will publish in professional magazines or journals or give presentations at local, state, or national meetings.
» Graduates will participate in post-professional continuing education programs.
» Graduates will participate in residency and/or fellowship programs, and obtain ABPTS specialist certification.
- Faculty members will provide high-quality teaching and professional standards, scholarship, and service to the University, community and profession.
» Faculty will provide high-quality teaching.
» Faculty will disseminate scholarly products.
» Faculty will provide service to the University, community and profession.