Physical therapy is a growing health care profession that provides opportunity for autonomy in your patients care, flexibility in choosing a practice setting or specialty (e.g. acute care, outpatient care, home health, private practice), and the environment to interact with people where you can improve their physical performance and ability to function independently.
ACADEMIC PROGRAMS IN PHYSICAL THERAPY:
The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree is a professional degree for entry in the physical therapy profession.
The University of Michigan-Flint Physical Therapy Program has decided to extend the deadline to apply to the Entry Level DPT program until November 2, 2020, 11:59 PM EST in an effort to assist students during the pandemic. The PTCAS application will only be extended through this deadline and will not be extended past this deadline for any circumstances. Best of luck in your application and Go Blue!
The Doctor of Philosophy in Physical Therapy (Ph.D. in PT) is program is designed to address the demand for qualified faculty in physical therapy programs across the USA and create academic and research leaders in PT Education. This program enhances knowledge in important areas such as evidence-based practice in an area of advanced practice and clinical specialization, research and academic leadership. To find out if you are eligible, click here.
The University of Michigan-Flint’s Physical Therapy (PT) program has been named the top program in the state of Michigan and one of the top programs in the country according to U.S. News & World Report.
The thirteen newcomers represent a diverse range of expertise and backgrounds.
UM-Flint led research discovered that respiratory exercises help improve breathing for people with even severe MS.
UM-Flint continues to expand its collaborations with the Sylvester Broome Empowerment Village in Flint.