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What to Expect in Our Program

Our program graduates have a 100% Sports Physical Therapy Board Certification pass rate. 


  • One-on-one mentoring at OSU on-the-field coverage (2 hours/week)
  • One-on-one clinical mentoring at Samaritan Athletic Medicine Center (2-3 hours/week)
  • One-on-one clinical mentoring in the OSU football athletic training room (1.5 hours/week)
  • Non-mentored patient care (27 hours/week)
  • Physician shadowing (30 hours/year)
  • Athletic training room athlete care at OSU, Linn-Benton Community College and local high schools (3 to 5 hours/week)


  • Weekly journal club conference (0.5 hour/week)
  • Weekly residency didactic conference (0.75 hour/week)
  • Weekly online supplemental coursework (1 hour/week)
  • Monthly mentored manual therapy labs (0.75 hour/month)
  • Monthly acute injury case management think tank (0.5 hour/month)
  • Bi-monthly mentored therapeutic exercise progression labs (1.5 hour/month) 
  • APTA Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) attendance
  • Annual collaboration with a Samaritan Orthopedic Surgeon to develop a post-operative, evidence based rehabilitation guideline

Sports Coverage: (4 to 10 hours/week)

  • OSU sports team game and practice coverage
  • Local high school sports team game and practice coverage
  • Linn-Benton Community College sports game and practice coverage
  • Willamette Valley athletic event coverage (2-3 hours/quarter)