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Push the boundaries of physical therapy as a PT researcher.

Imagine the possibilities of this highly competitive dual-degree program. You will be engaged in the didactic coursework and clinical experiences of Pitt’s top-ranked Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program and qualified to take the DPT licensing exams. In addition, you will follow a plan of study in a specific area of bioengineering and delve into extensive research that will lead to a PhD.

This dual-degree program is designed for students with a Bachelor’s degree or higher in engineering or an engineering-related discipline, with a strong interest in making a difference in the fields of physical therapy and bioengineering.

The path is rigorous and comprehensive. But it is also rewarding if you want to help people recover from physical disability and movement dysfunction.