Doctor of Physical Therapy - Transitional

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For students who are already physical therapists.  The School of Physical Therapy is no longer accepting applications for this program.  Current Transitional DPT (tDPT) students must complete the five core courses by the end of Fall 2016. 

Total Semester Credit Hours Required

At least 24 semester credit hours


15-16 semester credit hours


9-15 semester credit hours

Final Examination

Defense of professional project, which may be repeated only upon successful appeal to the Graduate Faculty of the School of Physical Therapy.

Doctor of Physical Therapy - Transitional Program of Study (minimum of 24 semester credit hours)

Required Courses
PT 6513Topics in Evidence-Based Practice3
PT 6123Physical Therapy Patient/Client Management3
PT 6143Leadership and Management in Physical Therapy3
PT 6153Advanced Diagnostic Imaging for the Physical Therapist3
PT 6263Illness Prevention and Health Promotion3
Electives to complete needed semester credit hours9
Total Semester Credit Hours24