Oakland University

School of Health Sciences

Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy


520 O'Dowd Hall

520 O'Dowd Hall

Rochester, MI 48309

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The post-professional Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy (DScPT) degree program is designed for physical therapists who received an entry-level degree in physical therapy and are interested in obtaining an advanced clinical doctorate which includes an individual research project under the guidance of a doctoral committee.


Oakland University is accredited as a doctoral degree-granting institution by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

International Student Requirements:

International applicants requiring an I-20 for a visa must also submit additional documents, including an International Student Supplemental Application, financial documents, transcript evaluations, and proof of English language proficiency (TOEFL, IELTS or MELAB).

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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