• Hampton University

    Program Information

    Contact Information
    Stephen Owens
    Chair of DPT Admissions Committee
    Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
    Department of Physical Therapy
    Hampton University
    Hampton, VA 23668
    (757) 727-5847
    (757) 727-5260
    PT program start date for entering class 09/06/2018
    Size of most recent entering class 25
    Anticipated size of next entering class 30
    % of IN-STATE applicants accepted 28%
    % of OUT-OF-STATE (non-resident) applicants accepted 72%
    Social networking
    Facebook Page for PT Program https://www.facebook.com/HamptonUPT
    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 Students: * 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. Faculty: * 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. Program: * 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.