At the University of Wisconsin-Madison Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, we prepare students to enter the workforce as generalist practitioners, equipped to provide interprofessional, evidence-based, quality care through the roles of clinician, educator, researcher, administrator and consultant. Our program provides a welcoming, collaborative environment, which offers an integrative, team-taught curriculum bolstered by an emphasis on leadership, service and professional behaviors.

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Learning through service

Service is a major part of our profession and our program's identity. That's why an overwhelming majority of our students participate in service learning opportunities.

84

Percentage of 2015-16 first- and second-years students who volunteered their time through the program's pro-bono clinic

16

Average number of students who complete their service learning requirement internationally each year

16

Number of children with mobility impairments helped by students through GoBabyGo last year
Continuing education with a side of Badger spirit
Join us Sept. 14-15 for a two-part continuing education course on shoulder injuries in overhead athletes led by Todd Ellenbecker, DPT, MS. Stick around after the Saturday session to watch the Badgers take on Brigham Young.

Tuition and financial aid

Returning for graduate school is always a significant financial commitment. At the University of Wisconsin, we're fortunate to have a wide array of scholarships available to students, which are made possible by generous donations from alumni, patients and other members of our community.