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📷 Students walking along Aj's Way
Join us on Friday, July 24 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. to learn
more about the DPT program, prerequisites and assistantship
information. Join us to tour the DPT labs, the Patient Simulation
Center and Gannon's campus. You will have the opportunity to meet
with our experienced DPT faculty and students to learn about our
curriculum which prepares you to be a "hands-on" clinician. Guests
are welcome to attend the Open House. Register here, or call 814-871-7474 to register by
Gannon's Doctor of Physical Therapy Program prides itself on its high degree of versatility. The Program accepts both Gannon and non-Gannon applicants with a variety of undergraduate degrees.
The mission of the Doctor of Physical Therapy program is to facilitate holistic patient/client-centered management for body functions, activity and participation related to movement, function, and health. We prepare our graduates to be knowledgeable, service-oriented, collaborative and reflective practitioners.
Our graduates render evidence-based, independent judgments concerning patient/client needs by virtue of critical thinking, commitment to lifelong learning and ethical values. They possess the intellect, psychomotor proficiency and core values to meet the current and future needs of the profession and the healthcare system.
Physical therapists are integral members of the healthcare team who are recognized and respected for their education, experience and expertise in movement, function and health. The Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Gannon University is guided by the following tenets: