Binghamton University’s Division of Physical Therapy was established in 2019 within the School of Rehabilitation Sciences at Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences. 

Degree Offered

The Division of Physical Therapy offers a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree.

Mission and Values


The mission of the Division of Physical Therapy is to empower the Binghamton University physical therapy community through innovative education and ethical practice to expand the reach of health and wellness in our society.


The values of the Division of Physical Therapy are described by three words: 

  • Altruism: We are advocates for accessible and equitable physical therapy services that align with the diverse needs of our patients/clients.
  • Leadership: We are a collaborative community that challenges lifelong learners to be leaders who adapt in an ever-changing healthcare environment.
  • Excellence: We are resilient and passionate seekers of knowledge, driven by a growth mindset, who remain professional and ethical even in the face of adversity.

University and College Mission and Values

As part of Binghamton University and Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences, the Division of Physical Therapy also abides by the following:


  • Review Binghamton University’s diversity mission statement and learn how the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is working to develop a welcoming campus climate. 
  • Sharon Bryant serves as associate dean of diversity, equity and inclusion for Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences. She oversees diversity initiatives throughout the college. 

Title IX

  • Title IX is a federal civil rights law in the U.S. that was passed as part of the Education Amendments of 1972. It prohibits sex-based discrimination in any school or other education program that receives funding from the federal government.
  • Review Binghamton University’s Title IX website.