Blue Hen alumni provide physical therapy care at Elite PT. Elite PT was named to the Blue Hen 43 Fastest Growing Companies list at the 2017 Blue Hen 17&43 Awards. Run by University of Delaware alumni, the physical therapy company treats patients across the...read more
The dreaded Achilles injury! Physical Therapy assistant professor Karin Grävare Silbernagel and doctoral student Pat Corrigan break down the injury, rehabilitation and their research for Philly.com. Read the...read more
The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) posted the full video of the 22nd John H.P. Maley Lecture from this summer’s APTA Annual Conference & Expo. This year’s prestigious presenter was our very own Tara Jo Manal; her presentation “Strike While the Iron...read more
UDPT students raised a total of $17,400.13 in the 2016-17 VCU-Marquette Challenge, which pushes their cumulative donation to $100,574.61. UDPT is proud to announce that our students have now entered the Challenge Society Membership. This occurs when cumulative donation reaches $100,000. We are very proud of our students’ hard work and dedication to help advance physical therapy research. Congratulations!
The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at the University of Delaware is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email; website. Please visit our Student Outcomes page for information on graduation rate, ultimate licensure exam pass rate, and employment rate over the most recent three years. The Department of Physical Therapy also offers qualifying DPT students the option to earn a Master of Science (MS) in Anatomy and Clinical Health Science. Unlike the DPT program, the MS Degree program falls outside the auspice of CAPTE accreditation but is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Further, the University of Delaware offers credentialed residencies in sports, orthopedics, geriatrics, neurology, and acute care. Similarly, CAPTE does not provide oversight or accreditation of residency programs. Our residency programs are accredited by the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education (ABPTRFE).