Mission, Vision & Values

Mission & Vision

Mission: To advance the profession of physical therapy through excellence in education, scholarship and service.

Vision: Our vision is to produce reflective physical therapy practitioners who demonstrate excellence in clinical practice, education, consultation, and research to meet the physical therapy needs of society. We strive to transform students personally and professionally. We challenge our students to achieve distinction in examination, evaluation, intervention, outcomes, and prevention of movement dysfunction. In addition, we nurture the development of leadership, for both faculty and students, to address societal healthcare needs, link evidence to practice and make ethical decisions.


Core Values

  • Advocacy
  • Life-Long Learning
  • Collegiality and Collaboration
  • Professional and Ethical Behavior
  • Respect and Appreciation of Differences
  • Excellence in Teaching, Scholarship, Practice
  • Appreciation of Personal Well-Being
  • Evidence-Based Practice
  • Social Responsibility
  • Reflective Practice
  • Leadership

students in lab

students in lab

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