exerciseThe UAB Department of Physical Therapy in the School of Health Professions has offered outstanding educational programs in physical therapy for more than 40 years.  We offer the Doctor of Physical Therapy degree program for students who choose to become physical therapists and an interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Rehabilitation Science.

Our graduates are acclaimed professionals who help patients overcome the effects of disease, injury, and developmental abnormalities through the use of scientific principles in not only hospitals and clinics, but also in sports medicine, industry, consultation, and research.

PCORI awards $5.7 million for study on exercise delivery in people with MS
UAB PT delivers top awards
Perez wins President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching
Congratulations DPT Class of 2017!
Congratulations PhD in Rehabilitation Science Class of 2017!

Doctor of Physical Therapy


Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Science

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