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
- UM-Flint’s fully-online post-professional t-DPT program’s flexibility is key to enhancing your general skills and focusing in a professional practice area.
- Most courses are offered in a semester (14-week) or half-semester (10-week) format. You may take courses every semester, or opt to take a semester off, tailoring the program to fit your current work/life schedule.
- You have the option to concurrently complete a clinical concentration in orthopedics (OCS), geriatrics (GCS), neurology (NCS), or pediatrics (PCS).
- The program makes most learning materials available electronically, as well as through live audio chat discussions and interaction.
- You will benefit from outstanding faculty, whose consistent record of scholarship and service at the state, regional, and national levels of the profession helps to mentor you in leadership and service, both to the profession and the community.
- As part of the world renowned University of Michigan system, UM-Flint can tap additional resources, expertise, and contacts at our sister campuses in Dearborn and Ann Arbor to assist our students, their research, and other initiatives.