Our Doctor of Physical Therapy program in Phoenix

 DPT Phoenix 

Continually ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top Physical Therapy programs in the country, Northern Arizona University is expanding our program to the Phoenix area. The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program will be housed in the state-of-the-art Phoenix Biomedical Campus, utilizing partnerships with the University of Arizona Colleges of Medicine, Pharmacy and Public Health.

The program is designed to prepare students to be life-long learners, critical thinkers, and competent practitioners functioning autonomously within the healthcare system.

The program features:

  • nationally and internationally recognized faculty committed to your success;
  • a long track record of student success on the National Physical Therapy Licensure Examination;
  • commitment to the professional development of its students through a wide range of activities and opportunities.

Your Classroom—the Phoenix Biomedical Campus

Part of the Arizona Biomedical Collaborative, the Phoenix Biomedical Campus is a 30-acre medical and bioscience campus right in the metropolitan area of downtown Phoenix.  It will also include more than six million square feet of research, academic, and clinical facilities.

Faculty and staff at the Phoenix Biomedical Campus

Click here to see faculty and staff pictures and biographies.  

High graduation rate and pass rate on the licensure exam

Our program is successful at ensuring that students graduate and perform well on the national licensure exam. Additional information is available on the program statistic page.  

Contact Information

Click here for NAU's Physical Therapy Department contact information.


Like the Flagstaff program, the DPT program at the Phoenix Biomedical Campus is fully accredited by the Commission for Accreditation of Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).