Neurologic Clinical Physical Therapy Certificates/Residencies

"You’ve aspired to be the best neurologic physical therapist. You want to gain advanced practice skills to become a board certified NCS. You embrace evidence based practice. You’d like to reflect on your patient care and even write a care report on peer-reviewed journals. Why wait? Join the fully online Neurologic certificate and residency program at the University of Michigan-Flint. Our curriculum is created based on the framework of the Description of Specialty Practice. In addition, you will have the opportunity to work with a clinical mentor, who is certified NCS. Learning is for life. Knowledge is power. "      
-Dr. Min Huang, PT, Ph.D., NCS

Application Process

**Application and Admission are a two step process.  Your application will be reviewed for admission into the didactic portion of the Residency.  Upon acceptance of the offer of admission, you will then start the second step to the process.  The second step in this process will include the HR Interview at the Clinical Site.  Upon hire at the Clinical Site, your admission to the
Neurologic Residency will be complete.**

Apply to the UM-Flint Neurologic Certificate and Residency Program

An interview with a PT faculty member may be scheduled after review of the applicant’s materials.

Program Curriculum

The number of credits required to complete the program is 18 credits of didactic coursework and 6 credits of advanced practicum for ongoing mentoring and clinical advanced practice. Generally, Doctoral-prepared, licensed PT's can complete the online didactic requirements of 5 courses, with the additional advanced practicum course, in 18 months to 24 months. Contact us for options!

677 Advances in Neuroscience in Neurologic Diseases & Disorders (4) Format: L with online activities.  Offered FALL semester

678 Evidence Based Examination and Outcomes in Neurologic Practice (4) Format: L/L with online activities.  Offered WINTER semester

679 Evidence Based Plan of Care in Neurologic Practice (4) Format: L/L with online activities.  Offered SPRING semester

777 Case Studies in Neurologic PT (3) Format:  Seminar with online activities.  Offered FALL semester

778 Neurologic PT in the Health Care System (3) Format:  Seminar with online activities.  Offered WINTER semester

802 Advanced practicum (6) Format: Lab and seminar with online activities (Residency)

For more information, view course descriptions

Admission Requirements

  • A Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from an accredited institution in the US
  • Physical therapy license in the United States or Canada
  • Overall 3.0 GPA or higher in the physical therapy degree
  • Completion of the program application including supplemental information

Contact Us!

For more information, please contact Dr. Min Huang, PT, Ph.D., NCS or Christina Wixson at (810) 762-3373 or cwixson@umflint.edu.

CAPTE Statement

Expectation that institutions clearly indicate on their website and other public information that programs not subject to CAPTE accreditation are not accredited by CAPTE. [§8.19(3)]