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Physical Therapy is the diagnosis and treatment of individuals of all ages, from newborns to the very oldest, who have medical problems or other health-related conditions that limit their abilities to move and perform functional activities in their daily lives. 

State of the art education

The ASU Department of Physical Therapy affords our students and faculty many opportunities for interdisciplinary education and research. We currently offer three degree programs, the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), transitional DPT (tDPT) and Associate of Applied Science for the Physical Therapy Assistant (AAS).

Physical Therapy Student Association

ASU PTSA StudentsPTSA offers the opportunity to network with other students, faculty, staff, and alumni of the Physical Therapy Department through tailgates, fundraisers, service opportunities, and other special events.

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More info for the PTSA program coming soon!

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Our Mission

Our mission is to educate physical therapy professionals to practice in a manner that is best described as “state of the art” for the profession, to enhance the intellectual growth of our students, faculty and alumni, and to enrich the lives of all individuals and communities in the Mississippi Delta region, who encounter ASU PT faculty, staff, students and alumni.


CEUs - Professional Issues: Current Trends in Physical Therapy, 4.0 Contact hours, WHEN: December 5, 2015 See the brochure for more details >>>

The Job Fair will be on January 15, 2016. To reserve a booth, fill out this Reservation Form. For more information, contact Kristie Vinson at kvinson@astate.edu

See our ASTATE - PT Buzz Spring 2015 Newsletter here!

Job Opportunities

Physical Therapy Knee Treatment

PTs and PTAs are in high demand. We gladly post job opportunities for regional healthcare facilities and recruiters.

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Non-Discrimination Policy

ASU is an equal opportunity institution and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or other unlawful factors in employment practices.

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