Mission: Rooted in an Urban Culture, we serve through
Engaged Learning, Scholarship, and Practice
Vision: Catalyst for Change toward Optimizing Health
Core Values: Compassion, Innovation, Dedication, Collaboration, Excellence and Professionalism.
The Cleveland State University Doctor of Physical Therapy Program embodies the core values of:
Compassion: as caring, empathy, kindness & respect for all human beings. Recognizing the individuality of every person, appreciating diversity including ethnic, religious, socioeconomic, & sexual preferences. The dignity of individuals & groups of individuals should be supported & protected.
Innovation: as courage of individuals to be forward thinkers, open minded, & creative. Encouraging expansive and insightful thought that includes reflective practice to benefit patients/clients, self and society.
Dedication: as persistence & commitment of individuals.
Collaboration: as team cooperation within the program, school & community. Encouraging inter-professional education & service with students, colleagues and the community.
Excellence: as high quality practices within the education provided, scholarship endeavors, practice including pro bono care & other service commitments.
Professionalism: as integrity in lifelong learning for all individuals, advocacy for those who need it, accountability for all actions & social responsibility.