The Fellowship Program allows students to earn a Master of Science in OMPT, which is registered with the New York State Education Department. 

Program Highlights

  • A McKenzie-based program with integration of other schools of thought
  • Weekend courses and distance learning
  • Start in January or June
  • Completion of the program qualifies for Fellow status in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT)

The Daemen College Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship Program, in partnership with local health systems and private physical therapist owned private practices, provides post-professional orthopaedic manual physical therapy (OMPT) education. The foundations of clinical science and research are integrated with respect to maintenance of the highest ethical standards, while advancing the profession in providing a high quality of evidence-based care and practice. 

Fellowship/mentoring is the primary means for achieving advanced psychomotor and analytical skills in OMPT, based on a foundation of orthopaedic manual physical therapy education provided in the post professional physical therapy curriculum.

The Daemen College Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship Program is credentialed by the American Physical Therapy Association.

For further information on the Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship/Masters of Science in OMPT contact Ron Schenk at 716-839-8360 or at



Daemen College Wound Care Clinic

The clinic is dedicated to providing the highest level of Physical Therapy intervention specific to wound care. Our clinicians are Doctors of Physical Therapy and most have obtained advanced wound care education earning them the designation of Certified Wound Care Specialists.

Student Physical Therapy Association

The Daemen College Student Physical Therapy Association (SPTA) is a group of professional phase physical therapy students that together participate and operate many activities held on campus and throughout the community.

Students Without Borders

SWOB utilizes every available resource to better the lives of those around us, from the Buffalo area to our annual medical mission trip to the DR.