Physical Therapy Schools in Missouri

Missouri universities and colleges has different programs which is designed to educate anyone who has the capability to become physical therapist in the future as a general practitioner. Being a student in such field requires critical thinking and ethical decision making in order to follow the basis for a system based curriculum in which it promotes effective and compassionate patient care. PT is an excellent profession for students who are good problem-solvers, interested in health and science, and want to help people achieve their best.

Missouri has seven (7) schools which offers physical therapy, four(4) of these schools which offer Masters (MPT) and the remaining three(3) offers Doctorate (DPT). Listed below are the list of the different schools and more information that you might need in selecting the schools.


 

Maryville University of Saint Louis

Campus Location: St. Louis, MO
Type of Degree: Masters (MPT), Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
University Type: Private

Address: Physical Therapy Program
Maryville University of Saint Louis
650 Maryville University Drive
St Louis, MO 63141-5849
Phone: (314) 529-9590
Email: munterberg@maryville.edu
Website: http://www.maryville.edu/academics-hp-pt-doctorate.htm
Degree Offered: Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

 

Missouri State University

Campus Location: Springfield, MO
Type of Degree: Masters (MPT), Doctorate (DPT)
University Type: Public

Address: Missouri State University
Physical Therapy Department
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897
Phone: (417) 836-6179
Email: PhysicalTherapy@missouristate.edu
Website: http://www.missouristate.edu/PhysicalTherapy/
Degree Offered: Entry-Level Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) / Post-Professional Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

 

Rockhurst University

Campus Location: Kansas City, MO
Type of Degree: Doctorate (DPT)
University Type: Private

Address: Department of Physical Therapy
Rockhurst University
123 Van Ackeren
1100 Rockhurst Road
Kansas City, MO 64110-2508
Phone: (816) 501-4097 / (800) 842-6776
Email: physical.therapy@rockhurst.edu / graduate.admission@rockhurst.edu
Website: http://www.rockhurst.edu/pt/
Degree Offered: Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

 

Saint Louis University

Campus Location: Saint Louis, MO
Type of Degree: Masters (MPT), Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
University Type: Private

Address: Department of Physical Therapy
Saint Louis University
3437 Caroline Street
St Louis, MO 63104
Phone: (314) 977-8505 /
Email: ptdept@slu.edu
Website: http://www.slu.edu/x2309.xml
Degree Offered: Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) / Transitional Doctorate of Physical Therapy (tDPT)

 

Southwest Baptist University

Campus Location: Bolivar, MO
Type of Degree: Doctorate (DPT)
University Type: Private

Address: Southwest Baptist University
Department of Physical Therapy
1600 University Ave
Bolivar, MO 65613‑2597
Phone: (417) 328-1690 / (800) 526-5859 ext. 1690
Email: bprosser@sbuniv.edu
Website: http://www.sbuniv.edu/pt/
Degree Offered: Entry Level Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

 

University of Missouri-Columbia

Campus Location: Columbia, MO
Type of Degree: Masters (MPT), Doctorate (DPT)
University Type: Public

Address: MU Physical Therapy
106 Lewis Hall
Columbia, Missouri 65211-4250
Phone: (573) 882-7103
Email: mushppt@missouri.edu
Website: http://shp.missouri.edu/pt/
Degree Offered: Entry Level Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

 

Washington University of St Louis

Campus Location: Saint Louis, MO
Type of Degree: Doctorate (DPT)
University Type: Private

Address: Program in Physical Therapy
Washington University School of Medicine
Campus Box 8502
4444 Forest Park Blvd., Room 1101
St. Louis, MO 63108-2212
Phone: (314)286-1400
Email: ptprog@msnotes.wustl.edu
Website: http://pt.wustl.edu/
Degree Offered: Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

 
 
Information about Missouri:

The flag of Missouri is centered on the red, white and blue fields is the Missouri state seal. It is encircled by a blue band with twenty-four stars representing the number of states in 1821.The topography of the land are rolling hills, open, fertile plains, and well watered prairie north of the Missouri river; south of the river land is rough and hilly with deep, narrow valleys; alluvial plain in the southeast; low elevations in the west. The name is originated from Indian tribe whose name means “town of the large canoes”.