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Undergraduate Programs

Physical Therapy

The 3+3 Accelerated Pre-Baccalaureate Admission option is only available to incoming Temple University freshman. The Temple University 3+3 Accelerated Baccalaureate Admission Option program provides outstanding students admission to the Temple University DPT program prior to the completion of an undergraduate degree.

Graduate Programs

Neuromotor Science

The Master of Science (MS) in Neuromotor Science* prepares individuals to advance the science of neuromotor control and biomechanics of human posture and movement in individuals across lifespan and spectrum of health and disability levels.

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Neuromotor Science* provides a research focused degree meant to prepare graduates for research positions or teaching/research positions in academic settings, clinical research settings, or industry.

Physical Therapy

The entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program prepares students to diagnose, evaluate, and treat movement-related disorders in a variety of clinical and community settings.

The transition to Doctor of Physical Therapy (t-DPT)* degree is an online program geared toward practicing physical therapists that wish to increase their professional knowledge base and advance in their careers. The Transition DPT program is no longer accepting applications. Please visit the APTA's Directory of Programs for available programs.

Graduate Certificates

The Health Outcomes and Measurement Science Certificate focuses on the identification, development and use of person-centered outcomes in clinical and research applications and is designed for graduate students and current professionals in clinical or research disciplines who want to integrate evidence-based health outcomes into their work.

Student Association

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Student Association (DPTSA) is a unique and highly engaging association dedicated toward enhancing the student experience during physical therapy (PT) school. Very few physical therapy schools have as productive of a student association as Temple's that encompasses all levels of entry-level students and faculty.

*This program is not subject to accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org;  website: http://www.capteonline.org