Doctor of Physical Therapy | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
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Physical Therapy

The mission of the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is to educate students to be autonomous, evidence-based practitioners who improve the health of people through the application of their clinical skills, collaboration with other health care professionals, and commitment to life-long learning and community service.

Our Program

The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program is a three year entry-level professional program. Graduates of the TTUHSC DPT Program are qualified to apply for State Licensure and sit for the National Physical Therapy Licensure Examination (NPTE). 

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Physical Therapy is a profession aimed at restoring maximum function and functional ability to patients following injury, illness, disease, or surgery.

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The professional curriculum of the TTUHSC DPT Program consists of 100 semester equivalent hours of academic and clinical education.

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Learn more about the admission requirements and how to apply.

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Students need to know that we truly care about them and want them to succeed. Their successes make us, as faculty, very proud!

Wade Redman, Ph.D., MBA, MT (ASCP)

Department Chair Laboratory Sciences and Primary Care

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Academic Classroom Building, Lubbock Campus

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Program Information, Admission, Application, Request a Tour

School of Health Professions Office of Admissions and Student Affairs

T: (806) 743-3220 


Kerry Gilbert, Program Director
Kerry Gilbert, ScD, PT
Program Director