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Master of Science, Physical Therapy

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Our post professional master’s degree enables physical therapists to improve their clinical knowledge and skills through a specific program of advanced practice and scholarship. The Department of Physical Therapy offers two concentrations as part of the Master of Science in Health and Rehabilitation Science program:

  • Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy
  • Neuromuscular Physical Therapy 


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The PT MS program provides advanced clinical skills and knowledge to practicing physical therapists who want to update their clinical skills using evidence based principles in clinical decision making.

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We encourage international applicants to apply to the MS PT program. Find detailed information on all admission requirements.

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The MS PT curriculum consists of three full terms over the course of one year and includes didactic coursework and comprehensive examinations used to determine mastery of the core elements of student's chosen plan of study.