Doctor of Physical Therapy


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Since 1993, over 425 students have enrolled in the physical therapy program at St. Ambrose University. Our students come from a variety of colleges and states as noted on the map to the right in various shades of blue, bringing very diversified and pre-professional experiences.

Undergrad Colleges and Universities

In addition, PT students come from the following colleges and universities:

Augustana C (IL) Augustana C (SD) Bethel C Black Hills State U Briar Cliff C
Brighman Young U Buena Vista C Central C College of St. Mary Colorado State U
Cornell C Culver-Stockton C DePaul U Dordt C Drake U
Eastern Illinois U E. Menonite U Elmhurst C Franciscan U Hastings C
Illinois C Illinois State U Iowa State U Iowa Wesleyan C Loras C
Luther C Mankato State U Marycrest Int'l U Metro State U Michigan Tech U
Midland Lutheran C Morningside C Mt. Mercy C Muskingum C Nebraska Wesleyan U
New Mexico St. U N. Dakota St. U N. Arizona U NW Missouri St. U Northwestern C
Ohio Wesleyan U Penn State U Pittsburg State, KS Simpson C South Dakota St. U
S. Illinois U St. Ambrose U St. Cloud State U St. Mary's U St. Norbert C
Truman State U U of Arizona U of Cal-San Diego U of Illinois U of Iowa
U of Kansas U of Minnesota U of Missouri U of Nebraska U of Northern Iowa
U of South Dakota U of Utah Wartburg C Western Illinois U Winona St. U
Undergrad Majors

Students in St. Ambrose's PT program have studied in the following undergraduate majors.

  • Athletic Training
  • Athletic Psych
  • Biochemistry Bio
  • Research Biology
  • Biology Education
  • Bio-Psych
  • Business Admin.
  • Community Health
  • Corp. Fitness
  • English
  • Exercise Science
  • Health & Fitness
  • Health Science
  • Individual Studies
  • Kinesiology
  • Life Science
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Ed.
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Pre-PT
  • Psychology
  • Rec Park Tourism
  • Sociology
  • Special Ed.
  • Zoology

Graduate Education

Students also have graduate education in the following programs.

  • Counseling
  • Exercise Psychology
  • Exercise Science
  • Fitness/Wellness
  • Health Promotion 
  • Master of Business Admin.
  • Master of Health Care Admin.
  • Orient & Mobility
  • PE Human Performance
  • Vocational Rehabilitation