Program Goals


The Maryville University Physical Therapy program has adopted seven program goals. The program is designed to integrate the liberal arts pre-professional education into the professional curriculum and to assure that students graduate as physical therapists. It is the intent of the faculty to develop generalist clinicians who will use knowledge in the foundational and clinical sciences to provide safe, compassionate physical therapy services in a variety of settings throughout the lifespan. Upon graduation, the generalist clinician will achieve all curriculum goals.

The program prepares graduates who are: