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High National Ratings

For 30 years, Drexel's nationally-ranked Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences' programs have provided a rich environment for students to develop skills in evidence-based practice, teaching, medical informatics, research, and leadership.

Pediatric and School-based Therapy - Advanced Certificate

This program for physical and occupational therapists includes advanced study in pediatric rehabilitation including early intervention, school-based therapy and other pediatric rehabilitation services. Convenient online courses allow you to work with award-winning faculty while you prepare for specialty certification (PCS) through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties.

Hand Therapy – Advanced Certificate

Participate in advanced study of hand and upper quarter in a convenient online format with integrated onsite weekend sessions for developing “hands on” skills. Coursework also prepares you for the Certification in Hand Therapy offered by the Hand Therapy Certification Commission (HTCC) and is recognized by as a resource by HTCC for preparing for the certification exam.

Internationally Recognized Faculty

You will learn from nationally and internationally recognized Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences faculty members. Our instructors are among the most highly respected and productive academicians, researchers, and clinicians in the world, with expertise in a variety of specialty areas. We have developed many local, national, and international clinical teaching and research collaborations.

Why Drexel?

We have a student body of about 200 Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences graduate students enrolled in one of our 5 programs: the professional DPT (P-DPT), DHSc, PhD, Advanced Certificate in Hand and Upper Quarter Rehabilitation or Advanced Certificate in Pediatric Rehabilitation.

Welcome to Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences

Please explore the many program options available to you at Drexel University's Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences Department. Examine the rigorous curricula that prepares health care professionals, educators, expert clinicians or researchers. Of course, the best way to learn about Drexel is to visit us. We look forward to hearing from you.

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