Physical Therapy : Overview

Department of Rehabilitation Science

Contact Information

Physical Therapy
School of Public Health and Health Professions
515 Kimball Tower
South Campus
Buffalo, NY 14214-3079

Phone: 716.829.3141
Fax: 716.829.3217
Web Address:
Robert Burkard
Kirkwood Personius
Juli Wylegala
Director of Clinical Education


*This is not a baccalaureate degree program; it is, rather, a six-year Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT).

The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program comprises three academic years of undergraduate study and three calendar years of professional graduate study. The undergraduate portion of the curriculum is done as an exercise science major in the Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences. Students who follow the first three years of the exercise science (ES) curriculum will have completed all the prerequisite coursework for the DPT program.

Updated: 13 Nov 2012 06:02:00 EST