University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Human Movement Science


UNC Graduate School
CB#4010 Bynum Hall

CB#4010 Bynum Hall

Chapel Hill, NC 27599

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.P.T. - Master of Physical Therapy ;M.S. - Movement Science

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Master of Physical Therapy (MPT) The MPT Program is designed for the person with an undergraduate degree in a field other than physical therapy. The program entails two years of full time study.

Movement Science (HMSC Program, MS) The Master's Program in Human Movement Science (MS) is designed to prepare specialists in physical therapy and professionals in other related fields to assume positions of leadership in various work environments. The program is organized into two major specialty tracks, neuromuscular and musculosketal, with supporting areas of the student's choice.

Movement Science (HMSC Program, PhD) This curriculum in Human Movement Science is designed to provide students an opportunity to pursue doctoral studies in areas that will increase our knowledge of human movement performance. The program focuses on contributing to the scientific basis of human movement, developing theory and methods for maintaining health, preventing disability, and improving movement ability. Focusing on normal movement and movement disability requires a unique perspective in research and education that draws upon several interrelated sciences.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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