Azusa Pacific University is an evangelical Christian University located just northeast of Los Angeles.
California State University-Fresno (CSUF) is located nearby Yosemite National Park in Central California. The CSUF DPT Program prepares diverse, highly qualified practitioners that are life long learners engaged in scholarly activities. The Gait, Balance & Mobility and Research & Education Center is geared for hands on training with applied research by students.
California State University-Long Beach (CSULB) was ranked the fourth-best public regional university in the United States by the U.S. News & World Report. CSULB is ideally located 3 miles from the Pacific Ocean. The Department of Physical Therapy was established as the first physical therapy education program in the CSU system.
California State University-Northridge (CSUN) is located in Los Angeles with opportunities occurring during school and post-graduation. CSUN DPT Program has state-of-the-art labs and equipment including a 3-D Motion Analysis System, a Telemetered EMG System, Biodex, and Dexascan for ongoing research and teaching. Graduates of CSUN have worked in a wide range of physical therapy settings.
Loma Linda University (LLU) is located in Loma Linda, CA., and is affiliated with the Seventh-day Adventist Church. It is a highly regarded university health system. LLU advocates integrating health, science, and Christian faith in the treatment of the sick and injured. If a student wants to integrate Christ’s teaching into their practice, applying to LLU is worth investigation.
University of St Augustine for Health Sciences-California (USA) is located in San Marcos, a northern suburb of San Diego. USA has a small campus population which allows for individualized mentorship, effective classroom instruction, all in an ideal year-round campus setting.
West Coast University (WCU) is located in Los Angeles, California. The WCU DPT program is highlighted by interprofessional collaboration where students lean alongside other healthcare disciplines such as nursing, pharmacy, and occupational therapy for a portion of the curriculum. The anticipated inaugural DPT class will be start January 2014.