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The Department of Physical Therapy offers an entry level Doctor of Physical Therapy program. The mission of the program is to develop graduates with outstanding clinical skills in Physical Therapy, including diagnosis, clinical reasoning, program planning, and therapeutic intervention. The program offers highly qualified faculty, state of the art facilities, and is located in the heart of the LSU Health New Orleans medical complex.

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The Department of Physical Therapy at LSUHSC - New Orleans is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085.

Telephone: 703-706-3245
Email: accreditation@apta.org
Website: http://www.capteonline.org

If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 504-568-4288 or email ahpt@lsuhsc.edu.

According to the federal requirement of the Department of Education, Section 668.43(a)(5)(v), the Department of Physical Therapy program's curriculum meets all requirements for licensure in all states in the United States, including the District of Columbia


Department of Physical Therapy
School of Allied Health Professions
1900 Gravier Street, 7th Floor
New Orleans, Louisiana 70112
Phone: (504) 568-4288
Fax: (504) 568-6552
Email: ahpt@lsuhsc.edu


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