Faulkner University Physical Therapy
5445 Atlanta Highway Montgomery AL 36109 United States

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: accreditation@apta.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.

Program Description

Why should you choose Faulkner? 

The brand-new College of Health Sciences is housed in a newly renovated 85,000 square foot facility, located in historic Montgomery, Alabama.  It includes 1500 square feet of dedicated PT research space, over 5000 square feet of state-of-the-art physical therapy lab space and an in-house pro bono clinic that includes an adult and pediatric gym. 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.

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?
Institution's Religious Affiliation
Church of Christ
Admission Interviews
Program conducts interviews as part of the admissions process?
Additional information about interviews

Selected applicants will be invited to campus for an interview

Is a Deposit Required for Accepted Applicants?
Total cumulative deposit
Additional Information about Deposit
The deposit will be applied toward tuition. 
Deposit Refundable?
Deposits collected on a rolling basis after offer of admission made?
Total Cost of Education for In-State Students
Total Cost of Education for out of State Students
Incoming Class Profile
Anticipated Size of the Next Entering Class
Size of Most Recent Entering Class
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% African-American/Black (Non-Hispanic)
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Minority-Serving Institution (MSI) Status
Program housed at a Minority-Serving Institution Yes
Minority-Serving Institution
Predominantly Black Institution (PBI)