Physical Therapy Schools in Oregon

Oregon can make your physical therapy college experience more enjoyable with one of the most diverse landscapes of any state in the nation. In order to graduate, physical therapy students in Oregon must complete either a thesis or capstone project. The thesis option requires students to perform research on a professional issue, while the capstone project requires students to formulate a clinical question utilizing evidence-based principles. Prerequisite courses include eight semester hours of chemistry, physics and English; six of psychology, the social sciences and humanities; and 12 of biology.

Physical therapists provide inpatient services for children from intensive care units through time on the hospital floor to discharge. In Oregon there is only one school which has physical therapy education namely Pacific University. These private school offer Doctorate (DPT).


Pacific University

Campus Location: Forest Grove, OR
Type of Degree: Doctorate (DPT)
University Type: Private

Address: School of Physical Therapy
Pacific University
222 SE 8th Avenue, Suite 333
Hillsboro, OR 97123-4218
Phone: 503-352-7378
Degree Offered: Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

Information about Oregon:

With the low-cost electric power provided by dams, Oregon has developed steadily as a manufacturing state. The state motto is Alis volat Propriis (She flies with her own wings) (1987), the state is also called Beaver State. However, the it is generally accepted that the name, first used by Jonathan Carver in 1778, was taken from the writings of Maj. Robert Rogers, an English army officer. The state flag is the only state flag with different pictures on each side. On the reverse appears a beaver the state animal. Both sides have a field of navy blue with design in gold.