Azusa Pacific University Movement System Fellowship
    The multi-site mentoring fellowship program provides an opportunity for physical therapists to advance their clinical skills in the movement system. The 12-month fellowship provides intensive training to produce clinicians who demonstrate superior post-professional clinical skills, advanced knowledge and practice of the movement system, and the ability to function as consultants, advocates, and educators of their peers and patients/clients.

    This program requires the Fellow to complete a minimum of 1000 total program hours inclusive of:
    i. 200 hours of on-site classroom/lab instruction
    ii. 850 patient-care clinical hours at the clinical site inclusive of 150 hours of 1:1 mentoring throughout the program. Mentoring will be provided by established leaders in the field and/or graduates of Movement System Fellowship.

Program Contact Information
Program Type Fellowship
Program Status Accredited
Specialty/Subspecialty Movement System
Website Directory Contact Name Yolanda Moreno, Admin Asst.
Address Line 1 701 E. Foothill Blvd.
Address Line 2
City, State Zip Azusa, California 91702
Phone 626/815-5020
Fax 626/815-5017
Application Details
Application Deadline 1 08/31/2018
Admission Decision Date 1 11/26/2018
Program Start Date 1 03/08/2019
Application Deadline 2 10/15/2018
Admission Decision Date 2 11/26/2018
Program Start Date 2 03/08/2019
Application Deadline 3
Admission Decision Date 3
Program Start Date 3
Interview Required Yes
Important Dates Qualified applicants will be scheduled for an in-person interview with the Fellowship Director, Clinical Faculty and Clinical Site Managers. If applicants have not completed a ABPTRFE accredited residency, they will be required to perform a clinical assessment on a "live" patient with a selection committee member. This interview is scheduled for Nov 7, 2018.
Program Prerequisites
Courses Familiarity with concepts related to Movement System Impairment and the Functional Approach to Musculoskeletal Pain Syndromes.
Certifications Not Applicable
Experience Completion of a ABPTRFE -accredited residency in a related specialty area as defined by DFP OR ABPTS specialist certification in related area of specialty as defined within DFP (OCS or SCS).
Link to program’s prerequisite instructions
Supplemental Requirements
Supplemental application fee required Not Applicable
Supplemental application fee amount Not Applicable
Link to supplemental forms or instructions Not Applicable
Essay Questions
Why did you choose this fellowship over the other available fellowships for physical therapists?
What specifically do you hope to gain from completing this fellowship?
How will this fellowship help you to accomplish your life's mission?
Program requires a reference from the following individuals
    Submit three (3) letters of recommendation via RF-PTCAS. They must be from PT professionals who know you both personally and professionally.
Program Details
Multi-site program Yes
Part-time versus Full-time Part Time
      Tuition $12,000.00
      Salary Yes
      Salary Type Hourly
      Benefits None
      Other Benefits Not Applicable
      Ability to earn higher degree No
      Higher degree available Not Applicable
      Program Length (in months) 12
      Anticipant number of clinical hours per week 20
      Maximum Number of Positions 4