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Physical Therapy

Important Notice: We are pleased to announce that we had a great response to our 2013 - 2014 Early Decision application cycle and that our future Class of 2017 has been filled. Please see our admissions page for more information.

Enjoy Helping Others?

Welcome to the Physical Therapy Department at Tennessee State University.  The College of Health Sciences, Physical Therapy Program has been an integral part of the University for several years. The Physical Therapy Program is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).

  • The faculty in the Physical Therapy program is licensed and highly experienced in their disciplines
  • The faculty members have excellent teaching skills, and
  • They are committed to excellence in student teaching as demonstrated through the curriculum and student advisement.

In addition, our students have many practicum experiences that prepare them to enter the field of physical therapy.

The Physical Therapy Program has transitioned from the Masters level to the Doctoral level. The first class of doctorate students graduated in May 2009. We are proud of the Physical Therapy program here at Tennessee State University.

If you have questions, please contact us at (615) 963-5881.

We look forward to hearing from you!

-Physical Therapy Staff