Physical Therapy student and faculty

Physical therapists are transforming society by optimizing movement to improve the human experience.

More Information

  • Dustin Little

    Dustin Little, a physical therapy graduate and now director of rehabilitation for the Denver Broncos, advanced to the big leagues after excelling in the musculoskeletal and sports courses offered at USD.

  • Our students have outstanding outcomes after our program. Their graduation rate, board passage rate and employment rate are all at or near 100 percent.

  • Becca Jordre at the National Senior Games

    USD professor Becca Jordre completed a fitness age screening with a BBC reporter at the 2015 National Senior Games held in Minneapolis. Jordre has been working with senior athletes since 2009 offering courtesy screenings competing in local, state and national events. By the time Jordre started attending the National Senior Games in 2011, she had developed a formal screening procedure called the Senior Athlete Fitness Exam (SAFE).


The Department of Physical Therapy at The University of South Dakota is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email:; website: