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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.

Degrees

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

From Pianist to Physical Therapist: Meet Acclaimed Musician and New DPT Student Arthur Migliazza

An award-winning pianist, Arthur is now pursuing his Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT). Learn more about the intersection of his passion for music and movement.

Physical Therapy Practice in the Time of COVID-19

We connected with Clinical Assistant Professor Louis Iannuzzi, PT, DPT, to discuss how the global pandemic has impacted his work as a Clinical Wound Specialist at Bellevue Hospital Center's Department of Dermatology.

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.

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DEPARTMENT OF

Physical Therapy

380 Second Avenue, Fourth Floor
New York, NY 10010
Phone: 212-998-9400
Email: steinhardt.pt@nyu.edu

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