Mission and Values

Mission Statement

"The mission of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Anderson University is to prepare physical therapists who are clinical experts in the diagnosis and treatment of movement dysfunction, advocates for healthy living and physical wellness, and scholar-practitioners who advance the practice of physical therapy. This mission is accomplished by engaging graduate students in learning and service activities that are grounded in Christian principles, guided by professional values and ethics, focused on quality outcomes, and driven by innovative thinking."

AU Doctor of Physical Therapy Student Pledge

We pledge to:

Accept responsibility,

Act with integrity, and

Aspire to excellence, as we

Acquire the knowledge and skills needed to

Alleviate movement dysfunction,

Advance practice through research and service,

Advocate for the health care needs of society, and

Adapt to an ever-changing world.

“Effective April 30, 2019, the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at   Anderson University has been granted Candidate for Accreditation  status by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA, 22314; phone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org). If needing to contact the program directly please call 864-622-6084 or email mhinman@andersonuniversity.edu

Candidate for Accreditation is a pre-accreditation status of affiliation with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education that indicates that the program is progressing toward accreditation and may matriculate students in professional courses. Candidate for Accreditation is not an accreditation status nor does it assure eventual accreditation.”