James (Jim) Mathews, PT, DPT, PhD, MBA

Interim Program Director, Associate Professor, PT Programs


San Marcos, CA


College of Rehabilitative Sciences




Doctor of Philosophy, Walden University
Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy, AT Still University
Master of Business Administration, San Diego State University
Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Bachelor of Science in History, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Dr. Mathews has more than 20 years of experience in acute care, long term-acute care, skilled nursing facility and outpatient settings and more than 10 years of full-time experience teaching and administrating for the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences Doctor of Physical Therapy programs.

Dr. Mathews is committed to fostering critical thinking through safe workspaces and presenting challenging situations to prepare students for clinical practice.