Welcome to Columbia University's Doctoral
Degree Program in Physical Therapy (DPT)

The Program is one of the oldest yet exceptionally progressive programs to educate students wishing to enter the profession of physical therapy. As an integral part of the Department of Rehabilitation & Regenerative Medicine in the College of Physicians and Surgeons, the Program is guided by the principle that the acquisition of knowledge and skills is important in professional education, but far more vital is an understanding of the science, the art and the ethic within which both knowledge and skill are applied.

The Program builds its curriculum, selects its faculty and assembles its clinical experiences to develop in its students this understanding of physical therapy.


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PT-CAN runs successful clothing drive to benefit homeless

Students partner with NYC Rescue Mission

Columbia PT Program partners with NYC's Axis Project, serving individuals with disabilities

Partnership creates spinal mobility elective and collaboration on research projects

News & Events

PERSPECTIVES ON PRACTICE ELECTIVE PRESENTS SPORTS PT PANELRead more

SEVEN DPT STUDENTS HONORED AS COLUMBIA COMMONS SCHOLARSRead more

NARRATIVE REVIEW OF PT APPROACHES TO BALANCE & GAIT TRAINING IN PEOPLE WITH LOWER LIMB LOSS PUBLISHED BY DR CHRISTOPHER KEVIN WONG AND PT STUDENTSRead more

PT FACULTY MEMBER RECEIVES SUPPLEMENTAL GRANT FROM MDA FOR NIH STUDYRead more

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