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.
With a concentration in pathokinesiology, the post-professional Master of Arts in physical therapy trains physical therapists to become scientific thinkers.
Start your physical therapy career with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree to gain the knowledge and clinical training necessary to practice physical therapy.
Boost your physical therapy knowledge through the Doctor of Physical Therapy for practicing professionals. Full-time and part-time options are available.
The Clinical Residency in Orthopedic Physical Therapy certificate helps professional PTs develop the clinical skills to gain orthopedic specialist credentials.
Graduates of the post-professional Research in Physical Therapy PhD are prepared for rigorous research careers in the profession of physical therapy.
Prepare for a fulfilling academic career in research and teaching in the rehabilitation sciences through interdisciplinary study across health fields.
Meet our Department Chair and learn more about the Physical Therapy Department at NYU Steinhardt.Learn more
Meet Our Alumni
Alumni of our department are professors, scholars, authors, and leaders in the physical therapy field.Learn more
News and Events
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.”
We sat down with Dr. Anat Lubetzky to discuss her work and the benefits of incorporating VR technology into physical therapy.
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.