The Department of Physical Therapy at UAB is a fully accredited program since 1967 and offers an entry level Doctor of Physical Therapy. An interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Rehabilitation Science was initiated fall semester 2011.
The department has a dynamic mix of faculty with outstanding educational preparation, research, and expertise in clinical practice. We are housed in a state of the art facility within a nationally ranked research-focused university. The department’s research laboratories focus on clinically relevant studies of human motion and exercise physiology. Students and faculty participate in a variety of education and research endeavors throughout the UAB campus in collaboration with campus venues such as the Center for Aging, the Injury Control Research Center, and other clinical specialty areas.
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