Ph.D. On Campus

Physical Therapy

California State University Long Beach

36 months
Tuition fee
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The Physical Therapy program from California State University Long Beach is a 3-year curriculum consisting of 9 semesters, including summers, totaling 118 units. 


We offer a phd degree in Physical Therapy at California State University Long Beach. 

Key Features 

  • Successful completion of all courses, clinical experiences, and the doctoral project prepares graduates to take the licensing examination to be a practicing physical therapist.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Neuroanatomy
  • Tissue mechanics
  • Professional interactions
  • Critical thinking
  • Imaging
  • Pharmacology
  • Differential Diagnosis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




118 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application to the University is a separate process than application to the Physical Therapy program. 
  • Admission to the University does not guarantee admission to the Physical Therapy Program and admission to the Physical Therapy Program is contingent upon being accepted by the University. Contact the Office of Enrollment Services for University application information and requirements for acceptance to the University.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Long Beach

1400 - 2000 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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