Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

DPT@USC is the hybrid Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program from the USC Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy, a No. 1-ranked graduate physical therapy school by U.S. News & World Report. Designed for driven individuals aspiring to become physical therapists, the full-time, three-year and Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) – accredited program is conducted in both a residential and a hybrid online/on-campus format.

The hybrid DPT program features: 

Sample Online Classes

Our live, online DPT courses are constructed and taught by esteemed USC faculty, who provide a comprehensive and challenging educational experience designed to help students reach their highest potential as future physical therapists. The online classes cover every major area of physical therapy patient management spanning from foundational sciences to advanced patient management. All patient management courses include an on-campus component to ensure that students develop excellent physical skills in addition to content knowledge. DPT@USC classes include, but are not limited to:

Career Options

After graduation, students are able to pursue licensure to practice as physical therapists in their state by sitting for the National Physical Therapy Exam. USC is proud to prepare future leaders of the physical therapy profession who integrate advances in practice, research and technology to provide an exceptional experience for patients and clients.