What Sets UM-Flint's Clinical Physical Therapy Certificate Programs Apart?
UM-Flint's Clinical Physical Therapy Certificate programs assist practicing physical therapists with their DPT to prepare for ABPTS Specialist Certification in Orthopedics (OCS), Neurology (NCS), and Pediatrics (PCS). You will learn with a diverse group of clinicians who desire to collaborate in a learning process that advances clinical skills and decision-making. The most current and relevant evidence will be applied to individual patient management.
Required advanced clinical practice hours and mentoring happen wherever you are working as a physical therapist, providing the career flexibility to achieve optimal work/life balance while advancing your practice. Fitting in a clinical certificate program to advance your practice can be challenging. For this reason, all courses of the program are fully online, and most are offered in a semester (14-week) or accelerated (10-week) format.
Content is presented online from an evidence-based practice perspective using the APTA's Description of Specialty Practice (DSP) in each specialty area. The majority of the learning materials are delivered electronically using an online course management system (Blackboard) and through synchronous sessions using various technologies.
As part of the world-renowned University of Michigan community, you’ll also have access to the full academic and research resources at the Flint, Dearborn, and Ann Arbor campuses.