The University of Montana, partnering with Rehab Essentials, provides an innovative, online educational experience designed to advance the working professional. Our world-class curriculum is taught by the best and brightest faculty. The contemporary online format engages you from virtually anywhere, when you are ready, on your schedule and at your pace. And all with a budget friendly tuition.
Plus, as a student at UM, you will have access to a diverse online community of your peers and faculty. Throughout the program you will gain advanced critical thinking, professional knowledge, behavior, and skills to become a health professional leader.
|Application Deadline for Fall 2021 Semester:||Postmarked by August 15, 2021|
|Projected Semester Start Dates*:|
|Summer 2021||April 26, 2021 (starts Monday)|
|Fall 2021||August 30, 2021|
|Spring 2022||January 10, 2022|
*Schedules for future academic semesters are projected for planning purposes. Dates are subject to change without notice and will be confirmed upon acceptance.
I wanted to follow up and say thank you to Rehab Essentials and the University of Montana. I completed my DPT there in 2013 and then a Certificate of Rehabilitation Administration in 2017. All of this additional training that built upon my original bachelor’s degree in PT enabled me to recently obtain an Assistant Professor appointment in the Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. This is made possible through the partnership between Northwestern and Shirley Ryan AbilityLab where I am currently a Therapy Manager.
If I had not gone on to get my DPT, my qualifications would not have been at the appropriate level to be reviewed for a faculty appointment. I am very thankful to the faculty in the Rehab Essentials program.
The University of Montana (UMT)/ Rehab Essentials tDPT Program has greatly influenced my career as a physical therapist and educator. I selected this program due to the amazing access it provides to the top academicians and clinicians in the profession. The added bonus was the reasonable cost and the ability to receive credit for my preparedness at the post-graduate Master’s level.
The University of Montana (UMT)/ Rehab Essentials tDPT Program is a fantastic education for which I am most grateful!
The experience I had with the tDPT program through The University of Montana exceeded my expectations in all ways. The courses were in a logical manner and were easy to follow. I enjoyed the “learn as you go” format that allowed me to study at my own pace and review material as needed. The CD lectures followed the syllabus and were easy to understand. Most sections had a textbook and/or reading material well defined. There were no surprises once the academic calendar was released if you followed the syllabus.
I enjoyed the ability to confer with my cohort in the discussion board and meet most of them at the Professional conference. The conference was a highlight of my experience as the material discussed was thought provoking and covered a wide range of topics. The faculty for the Professional conference was filled with leaders in the physical therapy field.
My highest recommendation for anyone wishing to further their education in an organized, interesting and thought provoking manner.
We are excited to have our alumni and even current students in the news. Often times the Capstone project is published. Check out the latest publications below or view more here.
A Telehealth Education Series by
Robbie Leornard, PT, DPT, CHC & Jen Gamboa, PT, DPT, OCS
by Meghan Owens, PT, DPT &
advisor Debbie Silkwood-Shere, PT, DPT, HPCS
by Erin Bjork, MPT, t-DPT &
advisor Kristan Fish, PT, DPT
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