Doctor of Physical Therapy
University of Southern California

Program Details

The University of Southern California provides a mostly online Doctor of Physical Therapy program that combines online curriculum with hands-on immersion practices. This program comprises six semesters and two summer sessions. Students participate in online discussions, virtual classrooms and meet about ten times on campus over the course of the degree program. Topics range from neurologic and musculoskeletal disorders to case-based instruction and clinical rotations.

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Southern California is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Essay/Writing Sample, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)

Additional Info

  • This program requires ten on-campus immersion experiences (60 days over a 3-year period).

Restricted States