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PhD Program Directory Related to Physical Therapy (PT PhDs)

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Dual Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)/PhD Degree Program between Emory University School of Medicine & Georgia Institute of Technology’s School of Applied Physiology

  • Combined DPT-PhD Program Available: True
  • Must be a PT to enroll: False
  • Area(s) of Focus: Neural Plasticity, Motor Control, and Neuromechanics
  • Program Director: Edelle [Edee] Field-Fote, PT, PhD, FAPTA
  • Website: https://www.emorydpt.org/
  • Program Email: Edee.Field-Fote@Shepherd.org
  • Avg. time to Degree (yrs): 4
  • Students Enrolled (total): 3
  • Typical # Admitted / yr: 2
  • Program Format (e.g. full-time, part-time or either): Full Time Only
  • PhD Program Structure: Other
  • Policy for Funding of Part Time PhD Students: Other
  • Policy for Funding Part Time Explanation: Full Time option not available.
  • Policy for Funding of Full Time PhD Student: Tuition and fees always covered for students in good standing
  • Policy for Funding Full Time Explanation: Y1 dual DPT-PhD enrollment tuition/fees paid by DPT student, Y2 tuition/fees covered via graduate assistantship, Y3+ tuition/fees covered by thesis advisor

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