Division of Physical Therapy

PT Student

The Division of Physical Therapy has a strong national reputation for - and a rich history of - providing excellent student education, research, and service to the profession and the community.

At the University of Minnesota, the Division of Physical Therapy offers a unique learning environment in a leading academic health center. The programs provide students, faculty, researchers and clinicians with unparalleled resources for learning, generating new knowledge, developing expert skills, and building leadership talent for the globally competitive healthcare marketplace of the future.

Commencement Ceremony

Commencement Ceremony

Congratulations, Class of 2017! You have all worked very hard during your time in the Division of Physical Therapy, and we wish you the best as you begin your careers as physical therapists! For important information regarding the Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, June 17th, 2017, we have put together a comprehensive handout to help answer all of your graduation-related questions, along with information for the National PT Examination.

2017 Commencement  ||  2017 National PT Examination

Clinical Educator Resources

Student Handbook

Student Handbook

Contact Us || Upcoming Information Nights

Contact Us || Upcoming Information Nights

DPT Admissions

Liz Goebel, Admissions Coordinator  ||  Email: goebe005@umn.edu
  ||  Phone: 612-624-2662

Geriatric Clinical Residency

Becky Olson-Kellogg, PT, DPT, GCS, CEEAA / Residency Director  ||  Email: olso0184@umn.edu  ||  Phone: 612-624-6591


Interested in a career in physical therapy? Join us for an informational session! Next scheduled Information Night: Thursday, April 13th, 2017. Download the flyer. 

Virtual Suggestion Box

Virtual Suggestion Box


The Division of Physical Therapy at the University of Minnesota is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org.