Physical Therapy Schools in Pennsylvania

A list of Physical Therapy Schools in Pennsylvania. All programs listed below are fully accredited unless noted.  When a school’s accreditation status is anything other than “Continuing” (fully accredited, not new), that status will be listed after the school name.

A = Associate’s Degree    B = Bachelor’s Degree    C = Certificate   M = Master’s Degree

Up to date as of 08/03/2018

 Physical Therapy Schools in Pennsylvania

Alvernia University F1,PR

400 Saint Bernardine Street
Reading, PA 19607-1733
(610) 796-8373
Email: christopher.wise@alvernia.edu
Program Director:
Christopher H Wise, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT, MTC, ATC 
Program Director
Initial Accreditation: 05/18
Accreditation Status: Probationary Accreditation
Accreditation Expires: 06/30/2023
Last Accreditation Review: 05/02/2018
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Next Visit: Fall 2022
5-Year History: Probationary Accreditation 05/18-present
Degree Conferred: Doctor of Physical Therapy
Website

Arcadia University A4,D6,F1,PR

450 South Easton Road
Glenside, PA 19038-3215
(215) 572-2950
Email: admiss@arcadia.edu
Program Director:
Philip W McClure, PT, PhD, FAPTA 
Chair
Initial Accreditation: 05/84
Accreditation Status: Accreditation
Accreditation Expires: 12/31/2022
Last Accreditation Review: 11/07/2012
Next Visit: Spring 2022
5-Year History: Accreditation
Degree Conferred: Doctor of Physical Therapy
Website

Chatham University A4,F1,PR

1 Woodland Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15232-2826
(412) 365-1409
Email: jschreiber@chatham.edu
Program Director:
Joe Schreiber, PT, PhD 
Program Director
Initial Accreditation: 05/96
Accreditation Status: Accreditation
Accreditation Expires: 06/30/2020
Last Accreditation Review: 04/28/2010
Next Visit: Fall 2019
5-Year History: Accreditation
Degree Conferred: Doctor of Physical Therapy
Website

DeSales University A2,A4,F1,PR

2755 Station Avenue
Center Valley, PA 18034-9568
(610) 282-1100
Email: kay.malek@desales.edu
Program Director:
Kay Malek, PT, PhD 
Program Director/Associate Professor
Initial Accreditation: 04/17
Accreditation Status: Accreditation
Accreditation Expires: 06/30/2022
Last Accreditation Review: 04/26/2017
Next Visit: Fall 2021
5-Year History: Accreditation
Degree Conferred: Doctor of Physical Therapy
Website

Drexel University A4,F1,PR

Mail Stop 502
245 North 15th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102-2119
(215) 762-8852
Email: ptadmissions@drexel.edu
Program Director:
Glenn N Williams, PT, PhD 
Program Director
Initial Accreditation: 06/81
Accreditation Status: Accreditation
Accreditation Expires: 12/31/2024
Last Accreditation Review: 11/12/2014
Next Visit: Spring 2024
5-Year History: Accreditation
Degree Conferred: Doctor of Physical Therapy
Website

Duquesne University A2,D6,F1,PR

Room 113 Health Sciences Building
600 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15282-0001
(412) 396-5541
Email: carcia@duq.edu
Program Director:
Christopher R Carcia, PT, PhD, SCS, OCS 
Chair and Program Director
Initial Accreditation: 05/93
Accreditation Status: Accreditation
Accreditation Expires: 12/31/2018
Last Accreditation Review: 04/30/2008
Next Visit: Spring 2018
5-Year History: Accreditation
Degree Conferred: Doctor of Physical Therapy
Website

Gannon University – Pennsylvania A4,F1,PR

Morosky Academic Center
109 University Square
Erie, PA 16541-9987
(814) 871-5639
Email: legters001@gannon.edu
Program Director:
Kristine S Legters, PT, DSc, NCS 
Chair
Initial Accreditation: 05/93
Accreditation Status: Accreditation
Accreditation Expires: 06/30/2019
Last Accreditation Review: 04/29/2009
Next Visit: Fall 2018
5-Year History: Accreditation
Degree Conferred: Doctor of Physical Therapy
Website

Lebanon Valley College A2,F1,PR

101 N College Avenue
Annville, PA 17003-1404
(717) 867-6181
Email: fink@lvc.edu
Program Director:
Michael L Fink, PT, DSc, SCS, OCS, CMPT 
Co-Chair, Associate Professor
Initial Accreditation: 04/06
Accreditation Status: Accreditation
Accreditation Expires: 12/31/2021
Last Accreditation Review: 11/09/2011
Next Visit: Spring 2021
5-Year History: Accreditation
Degree Conferred: Doctor of Physical Therapy
Website

Misericordia University A2,F1,PR

301 Lake Street
Dallas, PA 18612-1008
(570) 674-6465
Email: admiss@misericordia.edu
Program Director:
Susan P Barker, PT, PhD 
Chair
Initial Accreditation: 05/96
Accreditation Status: Accreditation
Accreditation Expires: 12/31/2020
Last Accreditation Review: 11/17/2010
Next Visit: Spring 2020
5-Year History: Accreditation
Degree Conferred: Doctor of Physical Therapy
Website

Neumann University A4,F3,PR

One Neumann Drive
Aston, PA 19014-1277
(610) 558-5534
Email: postr@neumann.edu
Program Director:
Robert E Post, PT, PhD 
Director
Initial Accreditation: 10/98
Accreditation Status: Accreditation
Accreditation Expires: 06/30/2023
Last Accreditation Review: 04/24/2013
Next Visit: Fall 2022
5-Year History: Accreditation
Degree Conferred: Doctor of Physical Therapy
Website

Saint Francis University A2,F1,PR

117 Evergreen Drive
Loretto, PA 15940-9704
(814) 472-3123
Email: imulligan@francis.edu
Program Director:
Ivan J Mulligan, PT, DSc, SCS, ATC, CSCS 
Chairperson
Initial Accreditation: 05/00
Accreditation Status: Accreditation
Accreditation Expires: 12/31/2025
Last Accreditation Review: 11/11/2015
Next Visit: Spring 2025
5-Year History: Accreditation
Degree Conferred: Doctor of Physical Therapy
Website

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania A4,F1,PU

PT Building
Slippery Rock, PA 16057
(724) 738-2080
Email: carol.martin-elkins@sru.edu
Program Director:
Carol L Martin-Elkins, PT, PhD 
Chairperson
Initial Accreditation: 04/91
Accreditation Status: Accreditation
Accreditation Expires: 06/30/2020
Last Accreditation Review: 04/28/2010
Next Visit: Fall 2019
5-Year History: Accreditation
Degree Conferred: Doctor of Physical Therapy
Website

Temple University A4,D6,F1,PU

1301 Cecil B Moore
Ritter Annex, 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19122
(215) 204-9066
Email: deptpt@temple.edu
Program Director:
Carole A Tucker, PT, PhD, PCS, RCEP 
Program Director
Initial Accreditation: 06/69
Accreditation Status: Accreditation
Accreditation Expires: 06/30/2025
Last Accreditation Review: 04/29/2015
Next Visit: Fall 2024
5-Year History: Accreditation
Degree Conferred: Doctor of Physical Therapy
Website

Thomas Jefferson University F1,PR

901 Walnut Street, Room 504
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 503-8025
Email: susan.wainwright@jefferson.edu
Program Director:
Susan F Wainwright, PT, PhD 
Associate Professor and Chair
Initial Accreditation: 05/85
Accreditation Status: Accreditation
Accreditation Expires: 12/31/2020
Last Accreditation Review: 11/17/2010
Next Visit: Spring 2020
5-Year History: Accreditation
Degree Conferred: Doctor of Physical Therapy
Website

University of Pittsburgh A4,F1,PU

Bridgeside Point 1
100 Technology Drive, Ste 210
Pittsburgh, PA 15219-3130
(412) 383-6630
Email: ptinfo@shrs.pitt.edu
Program Director:
James J Irrgang, PT, PhD, ATC, FAPTA 
Professor and Chair
Initial Accreditation: 01/36
Accreditation Status: Accreditation
Accreditation Expires: 12/31/2025
Last Accreditation Review: 11/11/2015
Next Visit: Spring 2025
5-Year History: Accreditation
Degree Conferred: Doctor of Physical Therapy
Website

University of Scranton A2,A4,F1,PR

LOY 226
800 Linden Street
Scranton, PA 18510-2429
(570) 941-7499
Email: renee.hakim@scranton.edu
Program Director:
Renee Hakim, PT, PhD, NCS 
Program Director
Initial Accreditation: 05/84
Accreditation Status: Accreditation
Accreditation Expires: 12/31/2018
Last Accreditation Review: 10/28/2009
Next Visit: Spring 2018
5-Year History: Accreditation
Degree Conferred: Doctor of Physical Therapy
Website

University of the Sciences A2,F1,PR

600 South 43rd Street
Box 39
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 596-8677
Email: l.packel@usciences.edu
Program Director:
Lora Packel, PT, PhD 
Department Chair
Initial Accreditation: 12/86
Accreditation Status: Accreditation
Accreditation Expires: 06/30/2019
Last Accreditation Review: 10/28/2009
Next Visit: Fall 2018
5-Year History: Accreditation
Degree Conferred: Bachelor of Science in Health Science and Doctor of Physical Therapy
Website

Widener University A4,F1,PR

Institute for Physical Therapy Education
School of Human Service Professions
One University Place
Chester, PA 19013
(610) 499-1277
Email: jdblack@widener.edu
Program Director:
Jill D Black, PT, DPT, EdD 
Interim Associate Dean and Program Director
Initial Accreditation: 05/96
Accreditation Status: Accreditation
Accreditation Expires: 06/30/2026
Last Accreditation Review: 05/04/2016
Next Visit: Fall 2025
5-Year History: Accreditation
Degree Conferred: Doctor of Physical Therapy
Website

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