Welcoming the DPT Class of 2024

Group of students seated wearing masks at their formal White Coat Ceremony in 2021

ICYMI: On Thursday, Aug. 19, we welcomed the newest members to our community with the annual White Coat Ceremony, where they put on their white coats for the first time and took a solemn oath to uphold the professionalism, ethics and compassion befitting a Trojan physical therapist. Watch the entire ceremony here. 

Diversity Story Slam 2021

Earlier this year, we held our second annual Diversity Story Slam, where Division community members share personal stories regarding themes of diversity, inclusion and access. Click to hear or read some of the stories shared at the event.

DEI Year in Review

It’s been one year since the Division began its work on Diversity and Anti-Racism, establishing a Comprehensive Anti-Racism Plan for 2020-2021. While the plan is meant to be revisited and revised every academic year, this is what we’ve done so far.

Setting the Bar

DPT students on the hybrid pathway hone their hands-on skills during regular immersions that take place on campus.

Three years after launching one of the nation’s first doctor of physical therapy programs with a hybrid online/on-campus pathway, USC is set to reach a major milestone next week as the inaugural DPT@USC cohort tosses their mortarboards into the air as part of the graduating Class of 2021!

2021 USC DPT Commencement Awards

We are pleased to announce the USC Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy commencement awards and honors for the USC Doctor of Physical Therapy Class of 2021.

Someone Like Me

Natalia and Stephanie portrait
Natalia Barajas and Stephanie Contreras celebrate Stephanie's acceptance into USC

Stephanie Contreras will be the first person in her family to attend college — and the leap doesn’t look so formidable, thanks to the mentorship of first-generation college student Natalia Barajas DPT ’22.

Take a Virtual Tour

Journey through the various spaces of the USC Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy with this virtual tour, which gives you fully immersive, 360-degree views and information on each location. Simply click and drag through each location for the full view.