Accelerated Transitional Doctorate of Physical Therapy

Accelerate Your Physical Therapy Career and Receive Your Transitional Doctorate of Physical Therapy in Just Over a Year

Our five semester tDPT program is your fastest path to your University of Montana (UM) Doctorate of Physical Therapy. It is designed to build upon your physical therapy fundamentals and get you back in the workforce equipped with new skills and knowledge that will propel your career forward. For five semesters, you’ll immerse yourself in the rigorous curriculum, learn from world-class content experts and build competitive experience and gain important insight that will help you throughout your career.

Curriculum Pathway

This curriculum pathway will allow any BS to DPT student to complete their transition to a DPT in five semesters versus the current seven semester track. The total cost of the program is still the same (30 credits at $425 per credit) but enrolled students will be taking an average of 6-8 credits per semester.

Key Dates

Application Deadline for Summer Semester: Postmarked by April 19, 2020
Semester Start Dates:
    Spring 2020 January 6, 2020
    Summer 2020 May 4, 2020
    Fall 2020 August 31, 2020

Traditional BS Track

  • Time to Complete7 semesters (6 didactic)
  • Credits Per SemesterAverage 3-5 credits
  • Cost Per SemesterAverage $1,275*
  • Workload Per SemesterAverage 3 graded items

*$425 per credit. Payment option is available. For semester by semester tuition, learn more here.

Accelerated BS Track

  • Time to Complete5 semesters (4 didactic)
  • Credits Per SemesterAverage 6-8 credits
  • Cost Per SemesterAverage $2,550*
  • Workload Per SemesterAverage 7 graded items

*$425 per credit. Payment option is available. For semester by semester tuition, learn more here.

Tuition & Fees

  • Semester 1****$2,550 (6 Credit Hours)
  • Semester 2****$2,125 (5 Credit Hours)
  • Semester 3****$2,975 (7 Credit Hours)
  • Semester 4$2,550 (6 Credit Hours)
  • Semester 5$1,700 (4 Credit Hours)

The tuition for this 30-credit accelerated tDPT program is $12,750, or $425/credit. Payment option is available. For semester by semester tuition or course sequence, learn more here. ****PT 657 (2 credits | $850) – Professional Seminar will always be held at the end of April or mid-May. This is a weekend seminar. This course can occur in the 1st, 2nd, or 3rd semester depending on the program start date. Billing for this course will occur during the semester the course is taken.

Benefits

  • Online courses viewed across any platform and on your time.
  • Access to nationally-recognized subject matter experts
  • Only one weekend on campus is required
  • Well-defined curriculum delivers critical content for career advancement
  • E-learning solution creates a flexibility to accommodate busy professional and personal lives Graduate with a degree from an accredited institution

Requirements

 

If you attained your BPT or BSPT from a CAPTE accredited institute:

  • Official transcript(s)
  • Copy of Physical Therapy license
  • The executed signature page

If you attained your BPT or BSPT from a non-CAPTE (or foreign) institute:

  • Official transcript(s)
  • Copy of Physical Therapy license
  • The executed signature page
  • Credential equivalency documentation

How to Apply

Offered by University of Montana in collaboration with Rehab Essentials.   Please complete the online application and send any questions and all requirements to:

Rehab Essentials, Inc
ATTN: Ms. Terry Heron, Director of Admissions
4813 East Hoffman Street
Baltimore, MD 21205
Email: terry@rehabessentials.com

All required materials must be postmarked no later than application deadline noted above in Key Dates.

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