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School of Physical Therapy

School of Physical Therapy

Located in Nashville, TN - the U.S. healthcare capital - Belmont University offers the Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT), the highest entry degree into the profession of physical therapy.


The School of Physical Therapy has been graduating outstanding practitioners in this dynamic field for 20 years. Belmont students have always done well on the national licensure examination for physical therapists, with a consistent 100% ultimate pass rate on the National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE).

With clinical sites down the street and around the world, our students are able to build upon their work in the classroom and laboratory with real life experience tailored to their interest. And after demonstrating the quality of their educational preparation, Belmont students often find offers of full time employment at clinical sites where they serve.

The School of Physical Therapy at Belmont University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Avenue, Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085; telephone: 703-706-3245; email:; website: View our State Licensure Information here. If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 615-460-6767 or email The School is part of the Gordon E. Inman College of Health Sciences & Nursing.

School of Physical Therapy
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