Robbins College of Health & Human Sciences

Physical Therapy

The Department of Physical Therapy at Baylor University seeks to advance societal health through innovative education, connection, inquiry, and leadership in physical therapy. We offer an innovative hybrid Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program as well as an Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency program. 

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Jan. 26, 2024
Inaugural Light the Way Scholarship Awarded to Two Doctor of Physical Therapy Students

Light the Way Scholarship recipients will receive the scholarship funding during each of their two years in the DPT program. Recipients, Humberto Perez and La-Dayijah Cook, intend to impact access and representation within the physical therapy profession after graduation.

Jan. 25, 2024
PhD Collaboration to Combat a Nationwide Faculty Shortage in Physical Therapy Programs

The interdepartmental collaboration, within Baylor University's Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences, allows those holding a DPT degree to earn a PhD degree in Exercise and Nutrition Sciences. The Department of Physical Therapy hopes these PhD graduates will return as faculty.

Jan. 24, 2024
Baylor University Physical Therapy Faculty to Present at the American Physical Therapy Association's (APTA) 2024 Combined Section Meeting (CSM)

The Department of Physical Therapy will have extensive representation at the upcoming 2024 Combined Section Meeting (CSM). If you are attending the conference, please attend the below presentations to support the Department. 

Jan. 23, 2024
Advocates of Change: ACT LEND

The Autism Consortium of Texas (ACT) Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) is a collaboration between Baylor University, Texas State University, and the University of Texas at Austin. The program brings together graduate students from diverse health disciplines who seek to improve care for children with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities.