Graduates

Our program has been preparing students to be highly competent and compassionate professionals for over 45 years. We take pride in having brought the most advanced educational philosophies, facilities, and other resources together with the finest professional faculty to create a uniquely effective learning experience.

Graduation Rate

Proof of our program's commitment to students is our graduation rate: for the last two years (2015 and 2016) 98 percent of our students have graduated from the program. From the first day of class to the last, we view our students as future colleagues and professionals, ever striving to teach and to interact with respect for each student.

High Pass Rate

Proof of our commitment to provide excellent education is the fact that over the past two years (2015 and 2016) our graduates have achieved a 97 percent first time pass rate on the National Physical Therapy Board Examination.

Small Class Size

Class size is limited to a maximum of 48 students per class, with a high faculty-to-student ratio. This means classes are small enough for students to receive individual attention, yet large enough to provide a level of diversity among class members that enhances the education process. Small classes enable us to teach our students not only to explore current trends and creatively provide treatment today, but also to develop the skills to stay on the forefront of the profession throughout their careers.

The Future

Our graduates can be found in a variety of urban and rural practice settings throughout the United States and in several foreign countries. Historically, and over the past two years (2015 and 2016), our post-graduation employment rate was 100 percent for our graduate who have sought employment.  They are practicing clinicians in hospitals, outpatient clinics, assisted living centers, in public schools, etc. They hold prestigious faculty positions at major universities. They are administrators of major health care organizations and clinics. They are consultants to industry and other national health organizations.

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Jan 12, 2012

Medical School Joins Forces with Mrs. Obama to Teach Doctors-in-Training How to Treat Soldiers with PTSD and TBI

University Neuropsychiatric Institute, Internal Medicine, Clinical Neurosciences Center, Rehabilitation, Psychiatry, ,

As part of first lady Michelle Obama's Joining Forces initiative, the University of Utah School of Medicine has partnered with the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) in a commitment to creating a new generation of doctors, medical schools, and research facilities that will make sure wounded U.S. combat forces receive the care worthy of their service.... Read More

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