University of Michigan - Flint
School of Health Professions and Studies
Physical Therapy (DPT)
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
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.
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