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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Apr. 8, 2024
Brian A. Young Appointed Chair of Baylor University’s Department of Physical Therapy

Baylor University’s Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian A. Young, PT, DSc, as Chair of the Department of Physical Therapy, effective May 1, 2024.

Mar. 21, 2024
Physical Therapy Researcher Works to Improve Quality of Life for Infants with Down Syndrome

Baylor University researcher Megan Flores, PT, PhD, Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, is working to improve the quality of life for individuals with Down syndrome. Flores is exploring whether an orthotic garment, called Hip Helpers®, could accelerate the acquisition of gross motor skills for infants with Down syndrome. 

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.