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Program Overview

Our mission is to integrate education, research, and clinical practice to provide sound professional preparation in order to graduate physical therapists who are competent, compassionate, and ethical and who will serve their patients/clients and communities through the practice of quality, evidence-based physical therapy.

  • Location: 4190 26th Avenue South, Fargo, North Dakota
  • Training: A wide variety of clinical affiliations
  • Credits: 118 credits of classroom and clinical instruction


Licensure and Other Information

The Physical Therapy Program is a residential program. Students must attend classes in person at the Fargo campus.


  • Students who graduate from the physical therapy program at the University of Jamestown are able to obtain licensure in all 50 states within the United States. Thus, the Physical Therapy Program meets the licensure requirements in any state where a student wishes to obtain licensure.
  • The Physical Therapy Program is accredited by Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), a national accrediting body. Students who graduate from the physical therapy program take a National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE), which is regulated by a national licensing authority in physical therapy, the Federation of State Board of Physical Therapy (FSBPT). The FSPBT performs regulatory functions in accordance with accepted statues.
  • University of Jamestown Physical Therapy Program is an NC-SARA participant. This participation allows for effective and efficient reciprocal state-level education. This agreement allows students to travel to other NC-SARA states for clinical experiences.


OURPeople
Sara Voorhees
Sara Voorhees, PT, MPT, PhD
Department Chair
Director of the Department of Physical Therapy
701-356-2136 ext. 5903
svoorhee@uj.edu

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