Hampton University Department of Physical Therapy
Doctor of Physical Therapy Program Department of Physical Therapy Hampton VA 23668 United States
Phone+1 757.727.5847
Phone 2 +1 757.727.5260
CAPTE Accredited
Program Description
Mission Statement:

The mission of the Department of Physical Therapy is to provide a quality physical therapy education in a multicultural environment with particular emphasis on the needs of the disadvantaged and underserved. The Department of Physical Therapy will prepare graduates who will practice autonomously with competence, integrity, and compassion in a variety of settings. The graduates will contribute to the profession and to the community through scholarship, service and leadership.

Program Goals


* The student will demonstrate the skills necessary to practice autonomously with competence, integrity, and compassion in a variety of settings across the life span.

* The student will develop critical inquiry skills related to research.

* The student will communicate effectively and appropriately with diverse populations including colleagues, patients and the public.

* The student will be an advocate for service to the profession, patients, and the community.


* The faculty will engage in teaching, scholarly activities, the promotion of evidence-based practice, and the pursuit of continuous professional development.

* The faculty will participate in activities related to service to the university, the profession and the community.


* The program, through its diverse faculty and students, will show a commitment to the profession of physical therapy through service, leadership and advocacy.

* The program will promote the health of minority and under-served populations through engagement in prevention and wellness activities in teaching, research and service.

* The program will produce graduates who are representative of and who will serve a multicultural society.
Program offers a guaranteed freshman admission pathway?
Dual Degrees
Will the professional (entry-level) PT program offer a satellite or branch campus to applicants during the upcoming admissions cycle?
Admission Interviews
Program conducts interviews as part of the admissions process?
Is a Deposit Required for Accepted Applicants?
Incoming Class Profile
Anticipated Size of the Next Entering Class
Size of Most Recent Entering Class
% of IN-STATE applicants accepted
% of OUT-OF-STATE (non-resident) U.S. applicants accepted
Minority-Serving Institution (MSI) Status
Program housed at a Minority-Serving Institution Yes
Minority-Serving Institution
Historically Black College or University (HBCU)