Physical Therapy Brochure | College of Health Care Sciences
Nova Southeastern University | 5 NSU’S PHYSICAL THERAPY DEPARTMENT PURPOSE NSU’s Department of Physical Therapy prepares professional and postprofessional physical therapists with the skills, knowledge, and values to effectively practice, educate, lead, and research in interprofessional and technologically advanced environments. The curricula support expertise in the move- ment system and foster clinical inquiry and reasoning, professionalism, and evidence-based practice. The programs embrace diversity; facilitate accessibility to physical therapist education through innovative, instructional delivery models; and promote intellectual curi- osity, reflection, and lifelong learning skills. Faculty members, students, and alumni collaborate to actively lead and participate in the profession through scholarship, service, collaboration, and mentoring. The programs advocate for the health needs of society and serve those in need of physical therapy locally, nationally, and globally. ACCREDITATIONS The Professional D.P.T. Programs at Nova Southeastern University is accredited by the Commission on Accred- itation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: firstname.lastname@example.org ; website: https://www.capteonline.org . Nova Southeastern University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate’s, baccalaureate, master’s, educational specialist, doctorate, and professional degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404- 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Nova Southeastern University. NONDISCRIMINATION Consistent with all federal and state laws, rules, regulations, and/or local ordinances (e.g., Title VII, Title VI, Title III, Title II, Rehab Act, ADA, Title IX, and the Florida Civil Rights Act), it is the policy of Nova Southeastern Univer- sity not to engage in any discrimination or harassment against any individuals because of race, color, religion or creed, sex, pregnancy status, national or ethnic origin, nondisqualifying disability, age, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, military service, veteran status, or political beliefs or affiliations, and to comply with all federal and state nondiscrimination, equal opportunity, and affirmative action laws, orders, and regulations. Any such acts are unacceptable and strictly prohibited by the university. In addition, the law prohibits retaliation against an individual for opposing any practices forbidden under this policy, for bringing a complaint of discrimination or harassment, for assisting someone with such a complaint, for attempting to stop such discrimination or harassment, or for participating in any manner in any investigation or resolution of a complaint of discrimination or harassment. This nondiscrimination policy applies to admissions; enrollment; scholarships; loan programs; athletics; employment; and access to, participation in, and treatment in all university centers, programs, and activities. NSU admits students of any race, color, religion or creed, sex, pregnancy status, national or ethnic origin, nondisqualifying disability, age, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, military service, veteran status, or political beliefs or affiliations, to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at NSU, and does not discriminate in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.