Physical Therapy


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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.

The Division of Physical Therapy at the University of Minnesota is inviting applications from talented and experienced academicians to serve as the 6th Program Director in the rich 75-year history of the program. Please view the position announcement for more information and the application process.


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.

Job Openings

E-mail Liz Goebel to share a job opening, which will be posted for 90 days. Posting the job does not represent endorsement of these opportunities by our program. While this listing is updated on a regular basis, we do not take responsibility for out-of-date information. 

For Faculty

The Division of Physical Therapy in the University of Minnesota's Medical School does not have anyy open Faculty positions at this time.

Research Assistant & Postdoctoral Openings

The Programs in Rehabilitation Science and Physical Therapy have several opportunities for those individuals interested in pursuing the PhD and those individuals looking for Postdoctoral positions. Current openings include:

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Phone: 612-624-2662

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Division of Physical Therapy

University of Minnesota

MMC 388

420 Delaware St SE

Minneapolis, MN 55455

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2017 Commencement
2017 National PT Examination

Information night

Interested in a career in physical therapy? Join us for an Informational Session on Thursday, April 13th, 2017. Download the flyer.

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The Program in 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:; website: