What Sets UM-Flint's Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy (t-DPT) Program Apart?
The Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy (t-DPT) program is offered for currently practicing physical therapists who are interested in augmenting their bachelor’s or master’s education to earn a DPT. In contributing to your professional growth, our program will:
- Enhance your knowledge and skills
- Broaden your clinical perspective
- Present online program content from an evidence-based practice perspective
- Allow you to apply the most current and relevant biomedical literature to individual patient management decisions
FLEXIBLE LEARNING PLAN
With the t-DPT from UM-Flint, you have the freedom to pursue your professional goals at your pace and direct your course of study. Part-time enrollment flexibility gives you the option to complete your doctorate as it fits your schedule. Developed with the guidance of mentoring faculty, your individualized learning plan will reflect your experience and areas of interest.
The program’s in-depth curriculum is rigorous, challenging, and well-rounded. Courses are taught from an evidence-based perspective to develop your broad base of clinical knowledge and give you the specialized understanding that will prepare you to excel as a leader in your field.
Small classes allows you to develop a support system comprised of fellow professionals while opening networking opportunities. PT faculty remain available to mentor and support you throughout the program and after graduation.
All coursework is completed online, allowing working PTs to earn their degrees while remaining employed full-time in a clinical setting. You’ll have the flexibility to complete courses anywhere. Most learning materials are available electronically and live audio discussions and interactions give you the benefit of real-time collaborative learning.
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.