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Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education

The Doctor of Physical Therapy at Angelo State University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085; telephone: 703-706-3245; email:; website: If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 325-942-2545 or email

Program Details

Angelo State Physical therapy student examining a patient's arm

What Can You Do With a Physical Therapy Degree?

Start your career as soon as you graduate. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that employment opportunities for licensed physical therapists are expected to increase by 17% through 2031, adding over 40,000 new jobs.

Our graduates have a 98% pass rate on their national licensure exams, including a 100% pass rate over the last four years. We also have a 100% employment rate for licensed graduates seeking employment. These rates are among the best at PT schools in Texas.

  • <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “Within the physical therapy program, we are very fortunate to learn from the best in the field. We are highly valued, supported, and encouraged by the entire physical therapy department.”</p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong>Sierra Brooks</strong>, Class of 2022</p> </blockquote>
  • <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “Here, we are not just a number, we are a valued asset to the physical therapy community, and our professors are willing to do anything to help us achieve our goals.”</p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong>Sierra Brooks</strong>, Physical Therapy, Class of 2022</p> </blockquote>
Angelo State Physical therapy student helping a patient walk

Why Study Physical Therapy at Angelo State?

Angelo State Physical therapy students examining a patient's head

Hands-On Learning

You will gain important practical experience in our six high-tech skills labs dedicated to orthopedic, cardiopulmonary and wound care instruction, as well as manual therapy, electrotherapy, gait analysis and neuroscience. We also offer an elective course that can lead to certification as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist.

Angelo State Physical therapy student examining a patient's leg on a table

Strong Connections

You can present the results of your research to the campus and the community at our annual Graduate Research Showcase, network and gain new insights in our PT Lunch and Learn Series, and join our active Angelo Student Physical Therapy Association student group for social and community activities, networking and professional development.

Angelo State Physical therapy students examining a patient's arm

International Studies

Take advantage of a unique opportunity to gain real-world experience on our winter study abroad trip to Oaxaca, Mexico. You will provide physical therapy examination and treatment in an underserved, non-traditional healthcare setting under the guidance of ASU faculty. You will also interact with local PT students and go on various cultural excursions. Completing this program will broaden your horizons and improve your professional employment prospects when you graduate.

Angelo State Physical therapy students helping a patient walk

We’re Here to Help.

  • Committed to Your Success

    Whether you’re pursuing a master’s degree, doctoral degree or certificate/certification, you have access to all the services in our College of Graduate Studies and Research. You’ll find information and resources for everything from registering for classes and writing a thesis – to available graduate/teaching assistantships and graduate research opportunities.