PhD, Research in Physical Therapy

Admission and Financial Aid

The PhD program is looking for top candidates interested in research in physical therapy for our Fall 2019 class. Applications will be available in September 2018 in advance of the December 1, 2018, application deadline.

To be considered for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy Program, applicants must meet the following requirements. Applicants must have:

  • Graduated from an accredited physical therapy program or possess professional credentials to become licensed in the United States;
  • A master's degree in physical therapy or a closely related field of study, or a DPT degree;
  • A minimum GPA of 3.00 in all coursework;
  • Three letters of reference from graduate faculty that indicate an aptitude for advanced and original research as well as the ability to write and communicate effectively; and
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores.

See more information on application requirements and on how to apply at NYU Steinhardt's Graduate Admissions Application Guide

Prospective international students: For more information please visit the NYU Global Student Services website, and to learn more about obtaining a visa for study at NYU please visit the Newly Admitted Students website.