We are committed to providing high-quality continuing education programs that reflect the strengths of our academic and clinical community and fosters lifelong learning. View our events calendar for upcoming education opportunitied hosted by our alumni association, or visit our affiliates' sites.
Rich opportunities in lifelong learning.
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)Our DPT program prepares physical therapists to serve as generalist practitioners in a variety of clinical, classroom and community settings.
DPT/PhD Engineering Dual DegreeThis dual-degree program marries two disciplines for one clear benefit: improved rehabilitation therapies and technologies for patients with movement disorders.
DPT/ Master of Public Health Dual DegreeThis dual-degree program prepares physical therapists for careers as leaders who will span the boundaries between physical therapy and public health.
PhD in Neuroscience - Movement & Rehabilitation Science ProgramThe PhD program focuses laboratory training in a wide array of research interests, all focused on movement and its rehabilitation.
In partnership with the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, Northwestern University offers two accredited physical therapy residencies specializing in neurologic and orthopaedic physical therapy. Residents may also opt to add the Master's Program in Health Services and Outcomes Research to their plan of study.
The Interdisciplinary Rehabilitation Engineering Career Development Program (IREK12) in Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences was created by a consortium of leading institutions in the field, including Northwestern University and the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab. Its mission is to recruit and train scholars with engineering and other quantitative backgrounds to become successful rehabilitation scientists in basic, translational and/or clinical research.