Physical Therapy


Department of Physical Therapy

Admission Information
Dr. S. Christopher Owens


Application Deadline
for Fall 2015

Thursday, January 15, 2015

This is the due date for submission of ALL application documents.

Fall Open House

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Contact Department of Physical Therapy to RSVP plans to attend and number of attendees.

Department of Physical Therapy

The Department of Physical Therapy provides a quality physical therapy education in a multicultural environment with particular emphasis on the needs of the disadvantaged and underserved. The Department of Physical Therapy prepares graduates who will practice autonomously with competence, integrity, and compassion in a variety of settings. The graduates will contribute to the profession and to the community through scholarship, service and leadership.

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Hampton University participates in the Physical Therapist Centralized Application Service, known as PTCAS. Applicants applying to the entry-level professional physical therapist program must apply online using the PTCAS application. Applicants can begin their PTCAS application in September of each year. The PT program application deadline is January 15th annually. To learn more about the PTCAS application process, please visit the PTCAS web site at

Program Goals


  1. The student will demonstrate the skills necessary to practice autonomously with competence, integrity, and compassion in a variety of settings across the life span.
  2. The student will develop critical inquiry skills related to research.
  3. The student will communicate effectively and appropriately with diverse populations including colleagues, patients and the public.
  4. The student will be an advocate for service to the profession, patients, and the community.


  1. The faculty will engage in teaching, scholarly activities, the promotion of evidence-based practice, and the pursuit of continuous professional development.
  2. The faculty will participate in activities related to service to the university, the profession and the community.


  1. The program, through its diverse faculty and students, will show a commitment to the profession of physical therapy through service, leadership and advocacy.
  2. The program will promote the health of minority and underserved populations through engagement in prevention and wellness activities in teaching, research and service.
  3. The program will produce graduates who are representative of and who will serve a multicultural society.