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The Physical Therapy program will prepare graduates to deliver both primary and interdisciplinary health care to diverse populations within a variety of practice settings and health-care delivery systems. In keeping with the mission of WSSU, the program will develop practitioners who engender the values of social and professional responsibility, leadership, integrity and scholarship, as well as life-long personal and professional development.

100% employment rate

#1 in NC for Black health grads

Clinical experiences at over 200 affiliated sites are interspersed throughout the curriculum. Read more about Clinical Education here. 


Go ahead... take the next step. Ignite your passion, discover your strength, and prepare to make a difference in the world. There is no ceiling to what you can do at WSSU. #BeTheNext

Accreditation & Licensure

The Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Winston-Salem State University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). Please access the full Accreditation and Licensure statement here.

After earning my BS in Exercise Physiology from WSSU in 2015, I enrolled in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program. The advisors, faculty, and staff genuinely encourage my development and success. WSSU imparts a familial atmosphere for which I am boundlessly grateful.

Courtney N. Hunt '15