View our UCA PT Slideshow 2014to learn more about the UCA Physical Therapy program including pictures of the Physical Therapy Center, the Gross Anatomy and Neuroscience lab, DPT Students in lab, presenting research and attending community outings as well as pictures of the UCA campus.
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Faculty along with 41 DPT students attended CSM 2014 in Las Vegas; presented programming and research. See News and Events page.
UCA Physical Therapy will be participating in the upcoming Physical Therapy Virtual Fair, a pre-physical therapy student recruitment fair sponsored by the APTA. The event is free for students to attend. To register go to https://www.careereco.com/events/apta
Find out about PT program application admission requirements.
PT Open House
The Department of Physical Therapy will host an open house on October 24, 2014 for prospective applicants to the DPT or PhD Programs. This come and go event will be held from 3:00-5:00 on Friday, October 24 in the PT Center . Visitors will be able to tour the PT Center.
PT Alumni Weekend
The next UCA Physical Therapy Alumni Weekend will be held on October 25, 2014 at the PT Center. A continuing education course will be provided as well as the annual tailgating cookout. See UCA PT Course Brochure 10-25-2014. Also, a dinner celebrating the 40th anniversary for the PT Class of 1974 is being planned.
The mission of the UCA Department of Physical Therapy is to develop autonomous physical therapist professionals and scholars who are practicing collaboratively in the global, clinical and research communities and to model excellence in education, research and service.
The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at the University of Central Arkansas is accredited by the Commission on
Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email:firstname.lastname@example.org; website:http://www.capteonline.org. Filing a complaint with CAPTE: If you have a question about the department's accreditation status or wish to express a concern about accreditation, you are encouraged to contact CAPTE.
The Department of Physical Therapy is a member of the College of Health and Behavioral Sciences where programs in psychology, nursing, occupational therapy, speech-language pathology, dietetics, and athletic training are also provided. The Department is housed in the Physical Therapy Center, which includes over 40,000 square feet of teaching, lab and research space. The PT Center is located on Bruce Street across from the Farris Center between the Prince Center and Estes Stadium (see campus map below). The building emergency plan (PTC Emergency Procedures) is provided below.