University of Michigan - Flint

School of Health Professions and Studies

Physical Therapy (DPT)

Address:

Graduate Programs, 251 Thompson Library

303 E Kearsley St

Flint, MI 48502

United States

Phone:

(810) 762-3171

Fax:

(810) 766-6789

Program Information

Degree Offered:

Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The DPT program at UM-Flint employs a life-span approach, which encourages you to value and respect diversity of gender, race, culture and disability, regardless of age. As a result, you will: - Be competent to treat persons from infancy through the elder years - Develop your abilities as a critical thinker and a clinician who embraces evidence based practice - UM-Flint’s DPT degree program offers clinical education experiences throughout the curriculum Students participate in a selection process for clinical internships which allows greater flexibility to choose specific internships of student interest or locations that are convenient to the student. You will benefit from outstanding faculty, whose record of excellence in scholarship and service as well as clinical specializations help to mentor you in clinical practice, research, and service. You will have opportunities to participate in professional development activities such as PT Heart, the student-led pro bono clinic, DPT Student Association, and state and national professional organizations. 100% of graduates from the classes of 2011-2013 secured employment within 6 months of graduation.

Accreditation:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 120

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999