School of Physical Therapy

The University of the Incarnate Word School of Physical Therapy strives to be nationally recognized as a leader in physical therapy education for its student-centered teaching and learning model, the quality and professional distinction of its graduates, the dedication and commitment of its faculty to excellence in teaching, scholarship, leadership and service to the profession and society.

The School of Physical Therapy educates physical  therapists who, through skilled, reflective, holistic patient-centered practice, and scholarly activities, optimize movement and wellness for the common good of society. The Faculty is committed to graduating general practitioners who are self-directed lifelong  learners, and who address patient and societal needs through evidence-based  decision making, and promote the achievement of societal health goals. The Faculty is further committed to  contributing to the body of physical therapy knowledge through scholarship, and  serving the traditionally under-served populations in Texas and globally through  education and outreach.