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University of Pittsburgh

Department of Physical Therapy

Pittsburgh, PA

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Overview

University of Pittsburgh / Department of Physical Therapy is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Physical Therapy/Doctor of Philosophy (DPT/PhD) Physical therapy, bioengineering
Master of Science (MS) Health and rehabilitation sciences Musculoskeletal physical therapy
Master of Science (MS) Health and rehabilitation sciences Neuromuscular physical therapy
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Physical therapy

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 20
Doctoral Degrees 58

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

553
Applied
184
Accepted
85
Enrolled
33%

Applying

Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Research Assistantships

Student Body

211
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.9%
Black or African American 1.9%
White or Caucasian 76%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.47%
Asian 5.69%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.84%
Unknown 3.32%

Gender

Male (33%)
Female (66%)

Faculty

35
Total faculty
Full-time - 31
Part-time - 4
Male (20)
Female (15)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Mobility and activity in chronic conditions; exercise interventions; learning health systems
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
5,346,521

Location & Contact

Address 4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15260
United States
Contact Dr. James Irrgang
Chair/Professor
Email: jirrgang@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-383-9865
Fax: 412-648-5970

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