The USC Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Class of 2021 donned their white coats for the first time at the 2018 White Coat Ceremony on Aug. 23. The ceremony, held on the Broad Lawn at the Health Sciences Campus, welcomed 147 future DPT students to the profession.

Forty-eight of the newly welcomed students represent the inaugural class of the DPT@USC hybrid program. Between the residential and hybrid programs, the DPT Class of 2021 hails from 20 states plus Washington, D.C.

— Yasmine Pezeshkpour