Doctor of Physical Therapy - Outcomes

Program Outcomes

  • Obtain accreditation from CAPTE demonstrating ability to allow students to enroll in the program and sit for the state board licensing exam upon graduation.

  • A minimum of 90% of all graduates will pass the licensure exam.

  • 100% of licensed graduates who seek employment will be employed within 6 months after graduation from the DPT Program.

  • 50% of graduates will work in a rural or underserved areas upon graduation from the DPT Program.

STUDENT Program outcomes

  • Students will practice in an ethical and legal manner utilizing effective oral and written interprofessional communication skills to patients and stakeholders within the profession including those in rural and underserved areas.

  • Students will demonstrate competent entry-level patient care skills and will be able to critically reason in evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis and development of the plan of care while functioning as autonomous practitioners.

  • Students will promote health and wellness in their community.

  • Students will design, implement and disseminate research related to the profession of physical therapy.

  • Students will demonstrate competence in accessing evidenced based literature, appraising the literature, and implementing it to enhance practice patterns.

FACULTY Program outcomes

  • Faculty will develop and implement a scholarly agenda and contribute to the body of knowledge as it relates to Physical Therapy.

  • Faculty will demonstrate continuous professional development by engaging in advanced education and credentialing, and by being involved with professional organizations at the community, university, state, and national level.

  • Faculty will engage in clinical practice and community service to rural and underserved populations.

The Catalog of Indiana State University is the document of authority for all students. The requirements given in the catalog supersede information issued by any academic department, program, college, or school. The University reserves the right to change the requirements at any time.