Physical Therapy Program

Health Science Building – PT Wing
9200 University Blvd., Charleston, SC 29406

Physical Therapy Club

The purpose of this Physical Therapy Club is service, advocacy and education for the profession of physical therapy. This is accomplished by creating and promoting opportunities to engage in service projects, educational programs, and fundraising activities that benefit the club members as well as the community and the profession.

This is a graduate club. Membership in this organization is open to all CSU DPT students and will not be restricted on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. It is expected that all members are enrolled in Charleston Southern University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program.

For more information, follow along on Instagram and Facebook, or reach out to the program director, Dr. Jacob Thorp.

Student Handbook

Essential Functions of PT Education

Clinical Education Handbook

Diversity Mentorship Program

The Doctor of Physical Therapy program offers a Diversity Mentorship Program. If you are a student of diversity interested in physical therapy school and would like to have a personal mentor, this program is for you.

Once you sign up, you will be contacted by a personal mentor who will be a current CSU Doctor of Physical Therapy student or a licensed physical therapist. Your mentors will serve as a resource to help answer questions about the profession, PT school, and/or the application process, but ultimately, the mentor’s goal is to provide encouragement and support.

If you meet the eligibility criteria below and would like to request a personal mentor, please sign up below. For more information, please contact Dr. Becky Schoeneberg, PT, DPT, PhD at or 843-863-7183.


  1. 18 years or older
  2. Meets at least one of the following diversity criteria: racial/ethnic minority group, foreign language proficiency, military veteran, first generation college student, and/or have an advance degree.

Diversity and Inclusion

Resources available at the Office of Diversity.

Volunteer Opportunities


Websites of Interest

American Physical Therapy Association

American Physical Therapy Association of South Carolina

Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy

SCPT Board 
South Carolina Board of Physical Therapy

Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education