Physical Therapy

  • CSUN PT Gait Lab, PT Students in Nicaragua and in Vietnam

    Department of Physical Therapy

  • CSUN recepients of Campanella Scholarship

    Department of Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy

Announcing ECLIPSE 2016

The Physical Therapy Department is proud to host the 2016 ECLIPSE Symposium at CSUN. Visit the event page for information and registration.

Physical therapists are licensed medical professionals who provide services aimed at preventing the onset and/or slowing the progression of conditions resulting from injury, disease, and other causes. There are more than 120,000 licensed physical therapists in the US practicing in a variety of settings which include:

  • outpatient clinics
  • inpatient rehabilitation facilities
  • skilled nursing facilities
  • homes
  • educational and research centers
  • school settings
  • hospices
  • industrial & other occupational environments
  • fitness centers
  • sports training facilities

Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Physical Therapy is to prepare a competent, reflective physical therapist professional who is able to effectively practice both independently and interdependently in an ever-changing health care environment.