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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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Meet Our Alumni

Alumni of our department are professors, scholars, authors, and leaders in the physical therapy field.

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News and Events

Meet the Physical Therapy Department's Oldest Living Alum

Trudy Schwarz is the department’s oldest living alum at age 100. Her advice for students at the beginning of their careers? “Stay active and interested physically and mentally.”

An “Eye Opening” Application of Virtual Reality Technology

We sat down with Dr. Anat Lubetzky to discuss her work and the benefits of incorporating VR technology into physical therapy.

PT Faculty Recognized for Research and Teaching Excellence

We're thrilled to congratulate two of our faculty members, Assistant Professor Ericka Merriwether and Clinical Assistant Professor Kevin Weaver, on their recent awards from the school.

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