Physical Therapy | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Thrive in a student-first environment that trains highly skilled and evidence-supported physical therapists with the highest quality education at an affordable price.

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Lead the Steps Toward Healing

The TTUHSC School of Health Professions' Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program is known for its premier education centered around hands-on skills, clinical reasoning, evidence-supported practice, and interprofessional collaboration. The DPT program is one program located across three state-of-the-art campuses and is staffed with clinically diverse and knowledgeable faculty who prepare students to be outstanding clinicians.


Our curriculum prepares students with a strong base in foundational science, up-to-date clinical practices, and comprehensive exposure to the wide range of practice areas within physical therapy.

3 Year Lock-Step Program
 100 Credit Hours
Classes include a combination of:
  • Foundational and Applied Sciences
  • Clinical Practice Courses
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Clinical Reasoning
  • Clinical Education
What to Expect
  • 36 Weeks of Full-Time Clinical Training
  • State-of-the-art Teaching and Lab Facilities
  • Access to Knowledgeable Faculty with Advanced Clinical Expertise
  • Diverse Learning Experiences
DPT Program Based on Outcomes and Student Satisfaction


First-Time Licensure Pass Rate

Over the Last 4 Years

Job Placement

 Within 6 Months of Passing Licensure Exam


  • Salary - $60,000-89,000
  • Job Growth – 22% between 2018-2028
  • Potential Employers: Hospital Systems, Outpatient Private Practice, School Systems, Long-Term Acute Care and Skilled Nursing Facilities, Sports Rehabilitation Practices
July 3
Application Open
Oct. 1
Extended Application Deadline
Term Program Start

Required Education: Bachelor's Degree and Prerequisites


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Average Commute Time – 17.5 mins
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Phone: (806) 743-3220
Office Hours: 8am-5pm, M-F
Address: 3601 4th Street, MS 6294, Lubbock, TX 79430

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