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Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy
College of Professional Studies

Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy Overview

Program Name Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy
College Name College of Professional Studies
Entry Terms Summer: June 30, 2014
Fall: Sept 8, 2014
Winter: Jan 5, 2015
Spring: April 6, 2015
Credits Required for Graduation 26-35 Quarter Hours **
Tuition 2014-2015 Tuition
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The Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) is designed for practicing physical therapists who currently hold baccalaureate or master’s degrees in physical therapy. This innovative online program integrates art and science, as well as professional and experiential education.

Core courses within this physical therapy doctoral program include Differential Diagnosis and Medical Screening, Diagnostic Imaging, Pharmacology, Nutrition, and Motor Control. The capstone course, Comprehensive Case Analysis, is a culmination of all work within the transitional DPT curriculum.

The transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy also includes concentrations in a variety of areas including: orthopedics, pediatrics, geriatrics, advanced nutrition, women’s health, education, and business management. If you have a unique concentration interest, you may also complete a directed study on a pre-approved topic of your choosing.

** Please note that the number of quarter hours required for graduation for this program is either 26 q.h. (if you enter with a master’s degree) or 35 q.h. (if you enter with a bachelor’s degree).

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