209 Wirtz Hall, DeKalb, IL 60115
Phone: (815) 753-1383
Fax: (815) 753-0720
The Physical Therapy Program is located in the School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders, in the College of Health and Human Sciences. NIU’s Physical Therapy Program has been fully accredited since its inception in 1980 as a Bachelor’s program. The program offers courses at the undergraduate and graduate level including the Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy (t-D.P.T.) program and the D.P.T. program.
To practice as a Physical Therapist, an individual must be licensed by the state in which he or she wishes to practice. Requirements for licensure include successful completion of an accredited program in physical therapy and meeting all licensing requirements of the state.