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Our tc-DPT program offers advanced study!
Post-Professional tc-DPT Program Requirements
To be considered for admission, an applicant must submit the following by the application deadline to the Office of Graduate Programs, 251 Thompson Library, before the admissions committee will evaluate the applicant's file:
- Application for Graduate Admission
(apply online or with a paper application)
- Application fee (non-refundable) payable to the University of Michigan-Flint
- Supplemental Application Form
- Official transcripts from the institution where the baccalaureate degree was earned and from the institution where the Physical Therapy degree was earned (if different from the college of the baccalaureate degree)
- Two letters of recommendation: We strongly suggest that you include individuals who are able to comment on your academic and clinical abilities, such as a former supervisor or instructor from an accredited physical therapy program and/or a physician you have worked with in the past.
- Statement of Purpose: Attach or submit separately a career statement. It should be typed and double-spaced. Please use the following questions, as they relate to your clinical/academic circumstances, to assist in the preparation of your career statement:
- What are your professional goals or objectives related to advanced practice?
- How do you plan to accomplish these goals?
- How will the Clinical Concentration program at UM-Flint facilitate the accomplishment of your professional goals in advanced practice?
- How will you contribute to the physical therapy profession related to your area of advanced practice?
- What are the current diagnoses you examine? How many per month?
- Copy of current Physical Therapy license issued in the United States or Canada
International students must submit additional documentation
An interview with a PT faculty member may be scheduled after review of the applicant’s materials.
Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited institution in the United States or its equivalent in another country
• Physical Therapy license or registration (or equivalent)
• Overall 3.0 GPA or higher (4.0 scale) in the physical therapy degree
• Current CPR certification (or equivalent) [if applying to a clinical specialization]
The Graduate Admission Office is ready to answer any questions and lend a hand with applying to the t-DPT program.
To be considered for admission, an applicant must submit all application materials to the Office of Graduate Programs on or before the application deadline. These are cohort programs. They are only offered with a Fall start.
Application deadlines are as follows:
- Fall May 1
*International students are required to apply by January 1 for the spring semester and March 1 for the fall semester.
Loan Deferment For Residencies - from the APTA Website