Concordia University, St. PaulDoctor of Physical Therapy Program

Doctor of Physical Therapy Mission Statement

The mission of the Concordia, St. Paul Doctor of Physical Therapy Program is to prepare students for autonomous practice across the lifespan. Our students and graduates will apply and contribute to evidence-based practice while epitomizing the art of physical therapy. Our graduates embody lifelong learning and will be leaders in education, scholarship, and Christian service within their communities.

Curriculum Highlights

Highlights of the three-year DPT curriculum include:

  • A firm foundation in all aspects of physical therapy clinical practice.
  • An extensive clinical education component, beginning in the first year of the program.
  • Content to prepare our graduates to be primary medical practitioners
  • Service learning and health promotion opportunities

Graduate Outcomes

CSP DPT Class of 2017
Graduation Rate93%
National Physical Therapy Examination Pass Rate – First Time92%
National Physical Therapy Examination Pass Rate – Total100%
Employment Rate100%


The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Concordia University, St. Paul is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: www.capteonline.org.

If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 651-641-8850 or email rundquist@csp.edu.

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