Mission and Goals


To advance societal health through innovative education, connection, inquiry, and leadership in physical therapy.


To be a nationally recognized leader in innovative, inclusive, and transformative physical therapy education & practice.

  • Faith - Fostering Christian values
  • Connection - Cultivating extraordinary relationships
  • Growth - Expanding horizons
  • InclusionEliminating barriers and creating opportunity
  • Adaptability - Embracing change
  • Courage - Venturing beyond the status quo
Our Goals and Strategies for Success
  1. Utilize cutting-edge teaching methods and instructional technologies
  2. Develop and nurture robust clinical education partnerships
  3. Grow research productivity, resources, and infrastructure
  4. Develop post-professional education pathways, including terminal degree, residency, and certificate programs
  5. Achieve national recognition through professional and scholarly leadership
  6. Expand and support a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion