Admission

  • The following sections will provide you with┬áthe necessary information to apply to any of the educational programs offered by the USC Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy.

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy

    Prepares physical therapists to become autonomous practitioners, capable of evaluating and treating patients without the need for referral from another practitioner, such as a physician or dentist. DPT students spend a total of 50 weeks in clinical education experiences over their three year curriculum.

  • Residency in Neurologic Physical Therapy

    The mission of the University of Southern California/Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center (USC/RLANRC) Clinical residency program in neurologic physical therapy is to graduate advanced practitioners of neurologic physical therapy who will express their education through excellence in the practice and teaching of clinical skills, who will continue to expand the body of knowledge in their specialty by conducting and publishing clinical research and who will make a lasting contribution to their local and professional community.

  • Residency in Orthopedic Physical Therapy

    The mission of the Residency in Orthopedic Physical Therapy is to graduate advanced practitioners who will express their education through excellence in the practice and teaching of clinical skills, who will continue to expand the body of knowledge in their specialty by conducting and publishing clinical research and who will make a lasting contribution to their local and professional community.

  • Residency in Sports Physical Therapy

    The mission of the Residency in Sports Physical Therapy is to graduate advanced practitioners who will express their education through excellence in the practice of clinical skills, both in the clinic and on the athletic field, who will continue to expand the body of knowledge in sports medicine by conducting and publishing clinical research, and who will make a lasting contribution to their local and professional community.

  • Residency in Pediatric Physical Therapy

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  • MS in Biokinesiology

    The Master of Science in Biokinesiology program prepares graduates to be research scientists in the field of biokinesiology, which is the study of the biological bases of both healthy and disordered human movement. MS graduates conduct basic or clinical research usually under the direction of a principal investigator.

  • PhD in Biokinesiology

    The Doctor of Philosophy in Biokinesiology program prepares graduates to be research scientists in the field of biokinesiology, which is the study of the biological bases of both healthy and disordered human movement. Ph.D. graduates are academic faculty members and independent scientists who are prepared to establish and lead their own research programs.