The Department of Physical Therapy has a fully accredited, three-year, 106 credit hour, Doctor of Physical Therapy degree program. Students begin the program during the 11-week summer session (May) and graduate at the conclusion of the spring semester three years later. Prior to graduation students must complete coursework in basic sciences and clinical sciences, 32-weeks of clinical education, a research project under the supervision of a faculty member, and pass a comprehensive examination. All major areas of physical therapy practice including musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, cardiovascular and pulmonary, and the integumentary system are emphasized in the curriculum. Students are required to maintain a “B” average in order to continue in the program. For more information regarding the degree program please visit the departmental website.
101 Mamie Jenkins Building
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858
Department of Physical Therapy
Tracy Gilland (252.744.6239) and Karen Eastwood (252.744.6238) - Department Admissions
Dr. Walter Jenkins, Chair, Dr. Amy Gross McMillan, Associate Chair and Dr. Terry Jones, Graduate Program Director - Department Administration