Program in Physical Therapy


The Program in Physical Therapy has a strong national reputation for and a rich history of providing excellent student education, research, and service to the profession and the community.

At the University of Minnesota, the Program in Physical Therapy offers a unique learning environment in a leading academic health center. The program provides students, faculty, researchers and clinicians with unparalleled resources for learning, generating new knowledge, developing expert skills, and building leadership talent for the globally competitive healthcare marketplace of the future.

Celebrating 75 Years

2016 marks the 75th anniversary of the Program in Physical Therapy and we could not be more excited! While we will celebrate throughout the new year, please save the date for our special celebration weekend, which will include our all-class reunion, on September 16-18, 2016.

For more information, including a tentative schedule of events, please visit our Celebration page (coming soon)!


Congratulations, Class of 2016! You have all worked very hard during your time in the Program in Physical Therapy, and we wish you the best as you begin your careers as physical therapists! For important information regarding the Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, June 11th, 2016, we have put together a comprehensive handout to help answer all of your graduation-related questions, along with the National PT Examination.

Job Openings

E-mail Liz Goebel to share a job opening, which will be posted for 90 days. Posting the job does not represent endorsement of these opportunities by our program. While this listing is updated on a regular basis, we do not take responsibility for out-of-date information. 

For Faculty

The Program in Physical Therapy in the University of Minnesota's Medical School is inviting applications for a full-time tenure or tenure-track faculty position at a rank commensurate with experience (Assistant Professor through Professor).


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Spring Into Action 5K

The Program in Physical Therapy will be holding its first annual 5K Run/Walk fundraiser to benefit the Foundation of Physical Therapy on Sunday, April 3, 2016, at Coffman Plaza! Interested participants can find a link to the registration website on the event's flyer.

Contact us

Phone: 612-624-2662

Send mail to:

Program in Physical Therapy

University of Minnesota

MMC 388

420 Delaware St SE

Minneapolis, MN 55455

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Information night

Interested in a career in physical therapy? Join us for an Informational Session on April 14, 2016. Download the flyer.

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