This program has been granted Candidate for Accreditation status by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE - 3030 Potomac Avenue, Suite 100, Alexandria, VA, 22314; phone: 703-706-3245; email: firstname.lastname@example.org). Candidate for Accreditation is a pre-accreditation status of affiliation with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education that indicates the program is progressing toward accreditation and may matriculate students in professional courses. Candidate for Accreditation is not an accreditation status nor does it assure eventual accreditation.
Why should you choose Faulkner?
Physical Therapy is the third program added to the College of Health Sciences since its development in 2018. The DPT program is housed in a brand new state of the art facility. The Health Science Center was designed to foster interprofessional collaboration. The curriculum is based on contemporary practice and educational methods designed to develop high performing leaders in the profession. Faculty are committed to the growth and development of the whole person and their relationship with God, each other, and their community. Early clinical exposure provides real world application of knowledge. Our community partners have been involved in the development of our program and ready to further their support in the clinical setting. Students will be challenged to think critically, reflect, collaborate, seek knowledge and truth, and live with integrity and compassion. Graduates will leave Faulkner with the ability to make an immediate impact on patients, the community and the profession as well as the skills to adapt to the ever changing health care environment.
The DPT program is 8 semesters which includes 32 weeks of full time clinical education and up to 6 weeks of integrated clinical and community based experiences. Students will regularly engage with other disciplines as well physical therapist assistants and participate in service activities across the River Region. Come to Faulkner University for an excellent education in a Christian environment, where students will be prepared to function as the hands and feet of Jesus Christ.
Selected applicants will be invited to campus for an interview
The deposit will be applied toward tuition.