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Department Mission

Department of Physical Therapy and Kinesiology Mission

The Department of Physical Therapy & Kinesiology’s mission is to promote health and participation in a global society through:

  • Teaching of theory and practice of physical therapy and exercise science in classroom and community-based settings.
  • Preparing graduates to achieve their chosen path with knowledge, competence, and respect for human well-being.
  • Scholarship that advances multidisciplinary scientific research and encompasses educational and practical applications of movement science.
  • Community service in partnership with local, regional, and national organizations advancing intervention and prevention – based strategies in health.