University of Michigan - Flint

School of Health Professions and Studies

Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy (t-DPT)



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

D.P.T.-Doctor of Physical Therapy

Format: Online

Program Description:

This online, post-professional t-DPT program is offered for currently practicing physical therapists who are interested in augmenting their education and earning a DPT. Enhance your knowledge and skills, broaden your clinical perspective, and invigorate your passion for the profession. Learn with a diversity of clinicians who all come together with a desire to collaborate in a learning process that advances clinical skills and decision-making. Content is presented online from an evidence-based practice perspective, allowing you to apply the most current and relevant biomedical literature to individual patient management decisions on a daily basis. Learning materials are available via computer including the web and through live audio chat discussions and interaction. If you are a practicing physical therapist with a U.S. or Canadian license, UM-Flint's Online Post-Professional t-DPT program is designed to enable you to advance your career to the doctoral level and to provide opportunity and challenge to enhance your professional competence and career marketability. Within our online program, opportunities exist to enhance your general clinical skills (t-DPT) and to enhance clinical skills in a focused professional practice area (Clinical Concentrations / PT Clinical Certificate with APTA Credentialed Residency).


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: Minimum of 24

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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