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tDPT and Certificates for Health Professionals

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  1. Education on your terms
  2. Nationally recognized faculty
  3. Cost-effective

The University of Montana, partnering with Rehab Essentials, provides the education you desire that delivers the knowledge you need presented by the content-experts in their field.  Each program has been carefully designed to provide the working professional the valuable knowledge that will improve their ability to provide quality healthcare to their patients and community.  

There are many barriers that are difficult to overcome when considering returning to education.  Each program is set up to allow a life balance between work, family, and school.   Each program is offered online, allowing students to complete course material on their time during the semester.


Applications for the April 16, 2018 Cohort open January 1st

All completed applications must be postmarked by March 31st

Summer 2018 semester runs April 16th - August 5th

Applications are reviewed and acted upon following the receipt of all documents. Space is limited in each program and there typically is a waitlist. Any applications received after the postmark date will be considered for the following cohort.

UMT Health Professional Offerings

Transitional DPT Degree

2 curricular pathways. 1 degree.

For: Actively practicing physical therapists, faculty or administrators holding a bachelor’s or master’s degree in PT, that wish to advance to the doctorate degree

Curricular Pathway for Philippines-Based PT's

30 credits, 7 semesters

Filipino physical therapists residing in the Philippines, faculty, or administrators holding a bachelor's degree from a Filipino PT school. Proof of residency in the Philippines is required

Health Sciences Education Leadership Certificate

12 credits, 3 semesters

Addresses the key foundational requirements of education theory and methods, instructional design, student, faculty and program assessment, and concepts in education leadership. This Certificate has been developed by experts in physical therapy education leadership for leaders in physical therapy education.

Rehabilitation Administration Certificate

7 courses. 13 credits. 1 year.

For: Health professionals looking to advance to an administrative position. Can be taken in conjunction with the tDPT program. Bachelor’s degree required.

Lifestyle Intervention Health Certificate

6 courses. 12 credits. 1 year.

For: Health professionals looking to become a certified specialist in one of the fastest growing movements to revolutionize healthcare.  Lifestyle Medicine integrates evidence-based social science, functional medicine, and primary prevention interventions to lower costs, improve health outcomes, and enhance well-being. Bachelor’s degree required.

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