University of Pittsburgh

School of Health and Rehabilitation Science

Physical Therapy


4200 Fifth Ave

Pittsburgh, PA 15260

United States


1-412- 624-9300

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

The DPT is a three-year, full-time entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy degree open to students who have already earned a bachelor's degree., The one-year Master of Science (MS) program is intended for practicing physical therapists who want to update their clinical skills using evidence based principles in clinical decision making. The MS offers two concentrations: 1) Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy and 2) Neuromuscular Physical Therapy.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Whether you are seeking entry-level professional training, advanced training in physical therapy or doctoral research training, we encourage you to explore the endless opportunities that exist here at Pitt. We have an excellent faculty that includes five Catherine Worthingham Fellows of the APTA, NIH-funded investigators and numerous clinical specialists. We are fortunate to have very strong partnerships with a world class School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, which is one of six schools of the Health Sciences within the University of Pittsburgh, as well as the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and the Centers for Rehab Services.


The Doctor in Physical Therapy program at University of Pittsburgh is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation on Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). The University of Pittsburgh is institutionally accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: To determine eligiblity for federal student aid, students should begin by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Federal School Code: 00337900

Locale: Large City

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