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Physical Therapy

Welcome to NYU Steinhardt's Department of Physical Therapy, located in the Gramercy section of New York City and close to world-class teaching hospitals.


MA, Pathokinesiology

With a concentration in pathokinesiology, the post-professional Master of Arts in physical therapy trains physical therapists to become scientific thinkers.

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Start your physical therapy career with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree to gain the knowledge and clinical training necessary to practice physical therapy.

Doctor of Physical Therapy For Practicing Physical Therapists

Boost your physical therapy knowledge through the Doctor of Physical Therapy for practicing professionals. Full-time and part-time options are available.

Clinical Residency in Orthopedic Physical Therapy

The Clinical Residency in Orthopedic Physical Therapy certificate helps professional PTs develop the clinical skills to gain orthopedic specialist credentials.

PhD, Physical Therapy Research

Graduates of the post-professional Research in Physical Therapy PhD are prepared for rigorous research careers in the profession of physical therapy.

PhD, Rehabilitation Sciences

Prepare for a fulfilling academic career in research and teaching in the rehabilitation sciences through interdisciplinary study across health fields.

About Us

Meet our Department Chair and learn more about the Physical Therapy Department at NYU Steinhardt.

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News and Events

Studying Stigma: A Conversation with Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy Ericka Merriwether on Chronic Pain, Obesity, and Discrimination

We sat down with Dr. Merriwether to discuss part of her research that examines relationships between chronic pain and race- and weight-based discrimination.

Take a Stretch Break with Dr. Dan Giordano (DPT '10)

This guided exercise sequence, which includes various upper and lower body stretching movements, is meant to relieve muscle tension, improve joint mobility, and increase joints' range of motion. Thank you for keeping us moving in quarantine, Dan!

Current Student Spotlight: Madison Yamane (DPT '21)

Learn what inspired Madison to pursue a career in physical therapy and why she chose to apply to NYU Steinhardt's Doctor of Physical Therapy program.

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Physical Therapy

380 Second Avenue, Fourth Floor
New York, NY 10010
Phone: 212-998-9400

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