Physical Therapy

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

    Department of Physical Therapy

  • ECLIPSE 2016

    ECLIPSE 2016

  • Dee Lilly Scholarship Recipients - 2018

    2018 Dee Lilly Scholarship Recipients

  • 2018 Campanella/Dodgers Scholarship event at Dodgers Stadium

    2018 Campanella/Dodgers Scholarship event at Dodgers Stadium

Physical Therapy

Announcing ECLIPSE 2019

The Physical Therapy Department is proud to host the 2019 ECLIPSE Symposium on Saturday, March 9th from 9:00am to 4:30pm at CSUN, registration will start at 8:30am.


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: 1) prepare competent, ethical, reflective physical therapist professionals who engage in evidence based practice autonomously and collaboratively with diverse populations in an ever-changing health care environment, 2) cultivate a faculty committed to excellence in teaching and mentoring, scholarship and research, clinical expertise, and service to the University and community, and 3) develop clinical partnerships and professional alliances that improve our ability to promote health, well being, and quality of life for local and global communities.