NIU's Physical Therapy program is dedicated to educating individuals who can function as inquiring, well-rounded, entry-level therapists capable of providing optimum care in a sophisticated and changing health care environment. The Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE):
Focuses on enhancing the student's problem-solving skills, using evidence based practice, and fostering positive attitudes toward professional involvement and continuing education.
Exposes students to a broad range of part-time and full-time clinical experiences with clinical specialists in the PT laboratory and at various health care facilities throughout the Illinois and the surrounding states.
Graduation Rate, Licensure Pass Rate, and Employment Rate of Recent Graduates
Ultimate License Examination Pass Rate
97% (to date)
Applications for Fall 2014 admission will be available in July, 2013. The deadline for Fall 2014 admission is October 15, 2013.