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Physical Therapy, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
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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.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    118 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

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

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

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.


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