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The School of Physical Therapy is a pioneer in physical therapy education, leading the way with Oklahoma’s premiere doctoral physical therapy program. Our high standard of excellence ensures that students receive a supreme education and vast opportunities for professional growth.  

Do you aspire to a rewarding career in physical therapy? Your search ends here. Join us in upholding our legacy of excellence and step into a future filled with infinite possibilities. 


Langston’s School of Physical Therapy is home to the first accredited Doctor of Physical Therapy program in the State of Oklahoma?

Beginning its journey in 1986 as an undergraduate program, Langston’s physical therapy education has evolved significantly over the years. In 2002, the program took a vast leap forward with the inception of the state’s first Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program. The inaugural cohort, graduating in 2005, exemplified the program’s dedication to producing professionals equipped to meet the evolving needs of society.

Our students have access to state-of-the-art technology, which promotes innovative and contemporary teaching and learning environments?

The School of Physical Therapy’s new building provides our LU-DPT students access to cutting-edge clinical, virtual, simulation and research labs equipped with high-quality equipment. Backed by a comprehensive curriculum and expert faculty, Langston’s DPT program stands as a symbol of excellence.


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The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program offers:


  • Small class sizes
  • Small student-faculty ratio
  • Supplemental Instruction
  • Assigned faculty advisors for each student in the DPT program
  • Experiential learning opportunities
  • Interprofessional education exposure
  • Diverse student-faculty-staff
  • Community outreach
  • Contemporary education using state-of-the-art technology

Bryan Dinh, DPT, FAAOMPT, Dip. Osteopractic

Dr. Bryan Dinh graduated from Langston University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program in 2021. He double majored in modern dance and biochemistry during his undergraduate studies before coming to Langston to earn his doctorate in physical therapy.  


Since completing the program, Dr. Dinh has gone on to earn a Diploma in Osteopractic, certification in Spinal Manipulative Therapy, certification in Dry Needling, and became a Certified Musculoskeletal Ultrasonographer through the American Academy of Manipulative Therapy (AAMT). Combining his passion for dance with his knowledge of physical therapy, he has delivered guest lectures on dance injury prevention at studios across the United States. Dr. Dinh’s contribution to the physical therapy profession has been recognized with many honors including the 2022 Most Inspired Fellow and 2023 Distinguished Osteopractor from the AAMT. 


Returning to Langston University, Dr. Dinh serves as an adjunct faculty member, where he teaches the Human Gross Anatomy course and oversees the program’s cadaver lab. Additionally, he has taught numerous continuing education courses for physical therapists in multiple states and holds the position of AAMT senior instructor. 

2024 School of Physical Therapy Alumni Reception flyer

The Langston University School of Physical Therapy is hosting the annual Alumni Reunion on April 20, 2024, at The Venue at Wings in Edmond! The event will begin at 6:00 p.m. Come join us for an evening of fun to reconnect with fellow classmates and reflect on the past while making new memories!