Physical Therapy Programs

Two Missouri State physical therapy students guide a teenager through a rehab activity. The teenager is moving a medicine ball from side to side.

Join the next generation of movement experts

Make your move into physical therapy, where you can lead people forward.

Become a trained pro in mobility, preventive care and rehab.


Graduate programs

Backed by accreditation and excellent outcomes, we’ll help you develop the skills to begin your career.

A physical therapy professor provides instruction as three students help a client move around at the Physical Therapy Clinic on campus.
Have a direct impact on helping people live and function at their full potential.


The Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Missouri State University 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:; website:

If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 417-836-6179 or email

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Stand out in the physical therapy profession.

These certificates help you add the Certification in Orthopedic Manual Therapy (COMT) benchmark. Apply to your certificate through GradCAS.

Two physical therapy students treat a person's injured knees with ice.
Graduate certificate
Treat patients who have pain in their hips, legs and feet.
A physical therapy student and professor Dr. Kim Ennis look over a model of the human spine.
Graduate certificate
Earn industry certification in spine care.
A physical therapy student seated in a chair examines another physical therapy student who is laying on a table.
Graduate certificate
Become certified in shoulder, elbow and hand care.

Looking for a major? Try this option

Physical therapy doesn’t require a specific major. Almost any major can lead you to our entry-level doctoral program.

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Find the right major for you and explore your career options in health care.

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