Doctor of Physical Therapy Outcomes

The student will:

  1. Demonstrate competency and safe practice of physical therapy in a variety of practice settings.
  2. Utilize evidence-based clinical decision-making skills as the foundation for their physical therapy practice.
  3. Act as ethical practitioners and practice within the scope of the law.
  4. Display attitudes and clinical skills to optimize their role as a physical therapist member of the health care team and the community.
  5. Value, promote and improve the quality of health care through the unique and cooperative contributions of physical therapy.
  6. Critically interpret research related to the field of physical therapy.
  7. Advocate for patient rights within the current and evolving health care environment (from political, economic and cultural perspectives).
  8. Accept responsibility for personal and professional growth, and to participate in the development of the physical therapy profession.
  9. Continue as life-long learners.


The Physical Therapy Department at Clarke University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email:; website:


Student Outcomes: 2 year average (2014-2015)

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  • Support Clarke - Spring
  • Arts at Clarke 2016
  • Transfer Fall 2015