University of Southern California

Academics

Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy

http://pt.usc.edu/

Since the founding of the USC Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy in 1945, USC has been a pioneer of the physical therapy profession and a leader in physical therapy research and education. Ranked as the top program of its kind in the country by U.S. News & World Report since 2004, the division is a recognized center of excellence for physical therapy research, education and clinical practice. With physical therapy becoming one of the fastest-growing medical professions, the division offers a variety of degree programs that expose students to cutting-edge research and scientific advancements, in turn creating innovators in the profession.

Associate Dean and Chair

James Gordon
bknpt@usc.edu

Contact Information

Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy
1540 Alcazar Street, CHP 155
Los Angeles, CA 90089-9006
Phone: (323) 442-2900

Date Founded

1945

Faculty

107

Doctor of Physical Therapy Students

282

Specialty Residents

10

Biokinesiology Students

33

Degrees and Programs Offered