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Doctor of Physical Therapy

The physical therapy curriculum requires three years (year-round) to complete. Graduates are awarded a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. The program includes major components related to the basic and clinical sciences, physical therapy-specific arts and sciences, administration, research, education, and the organization, and delivery of health care. The courses prepare physical therapist professionals with contemporary, evidence-based clinical skills. Some courses are taken with students from other programs to increase understanding of other health care professions and to promote inter-professional collaboration. Students will complete four full-time clinical practicums during which the students engage in direct patient care supervised by a licensed physical therapist.

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Meet Our Team

Debora Brown
Phone: 843-792-3939
Fax: 843-792-2829

Stephanie McGowan
Phone: 843-792-7356
Fax: 843-792-2829

Gretchen Seif
Phone: 843-792-9345
Fax: 843-792-2829

Administrative Support

Lenzee Newman ( (compliance)
Melissa Greene ( (affiliations)


Clinical Excellence Awards

Clinical Instructor of the Year

Elizabeth Plowman, PT, DPT, OCS

Naval Health Clinic, Goose Creek, SC


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