School of Physical Therapy

The School of Physical Therapy (SOPT) includes five distinct programs, Undergraduate Health and Exercise Science (HES), Entry-Level Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Creighton University Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD) cohort, the Residency in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy (ROPT), and the Fellowship in Orthopedic Manual Therapy (FOMPT). The School of Physical Therapy has an overarching mission, vision and strategic goals and each of the programs has its unique mission, vision and goals consistent with that of the School. Overall, our focus within the school is study of the science of movement and how movement promotes the overall health and wellness of those that we serve.

Diverse Program Offerings

Our undergraduate and graduate programs, each recognized for their unique excellence, are designed to match where you might be in your career as a health care professional.

Cura Personalis

To students means looking at all aspects that affect individuals and community’s health, including social justice issues, along with each individuals’ unique circumstances, challenges and gifts.


Our DPT, Fellowship and Residency programs are accredited by the nations top physical therapy accreditors, certifying the quality and outcomes of each program.

Degrees and Programs

| B.S. Health and Exercise Science

| Minor in Health and Exercise Science

| Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

| Residency in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy

| Fellowship in Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy

| Doctor of Occupational Therapy-Regis Pathway*

*This degree program is offered in partnership with Creighton University.



U.S. News and World Report ranked Regis University's School of Physical Therapy in the top 25 best Physical Therapy programs (2020).

Clinical Education Experiences

Clinical experiences prepare Regis School of Physical Therapy students for success beyond graduation.

RegisCARES now offers both Physical Therapy and Personal Training Services


Staffed by licensed faculty in the School of Physical Therapy, RegisCares is open to students, employees and community members in need of PT or personal training services.

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Mission and Values

Regis University's School of Physical Therapy is dedicated to providing inclusive, values-centered education within the Jesuit Catholic tradition.

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Meet the Physical Therapy Leadership

Mark Reinking, PT, Ph.D., ATC
Mark Reinking, PT, Ph.D., ATC

Dean, Professor

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Heidi Eigsti, PT, DPT, Ph.D.
Heidi Eigsti, PT, DPT, Ph.D.

Director of Graduate Studies and Assessment, Professor

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Erin Choice, Ph.D., CSCS
Erin Choice, Ph.D., CSCS

Director of Health and Exercise Science, Assistant Professor

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