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Fall 2014 Applicants:

Thank you for applying to our DPT Program! All status letters have been sent via email. Please check your spam folder as well as your inbox.

If you did not receive an email please do not call the department office. Simply email us at and we will re-send your letter.

How to Apply

The Fall 2015 Application will open in PTCAS on July 2, 2014.

Deadline: October 1st, 2014.

Take a look at our Application Requirements and Program Prerequsites to ensure you are eligible to apply.

Do NOT apply to CSUMentor: The CSUMentor supplemental application is for selected applicants only. Applicants must be notified of acceptance or a wait list status before completing this application.

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Applicant Planning


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Student Outcomes

MPT Graduation Rate: 97%

Our 1st DPT class will graduate in 2015.

The College

The Department of Physical Therapy is part of the College of Health and Human Development

California State University, Northridge


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CSUN PT Teams up with the LA Dodgers: Watch the video on the LA Dodgers' Website.

Pilates-Based Exercise Program
For Fall-Risk Reduction

Teaching Positions

Assistant/Associate Professor Tenure Track

Part-Time Faculty Application

Anticipated Part-Time Faculty Openings

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Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Professional Degree

CSUN's Department of Physical Therapy is an entry level 3 year Doctorate Program which is fully Accredited by WASC and CAPTE.

We only accept students once a year for the fall semester (in August). A Bachelor's degree is required before the start of the program (any major is accepted). A Master's degree is not required to apply.

The Physical Therapy DPT program at CSUN is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314 | tel: 703-706-3245 | email: | website:

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:

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