Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy


A World-Class Program with Dr. Reed Humphrey.

Partnering with an accredited university

Rehab Essentials has partnered with the University of Montana (UM) to offer a cost-effective transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy (tDPT) degree program that allows working professionals to complete the degree on their terms, on-line and on their time. Each course within the curriculum is designed to advance critical thinking to the doctorate level while building on clinical skills.

Elevating the Profession

As the saying goes, “a rising tide lifts all boats.” The University of Montana tDPT program provides a critical career advancement pathway for therapists who already have a PT degree.

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



* we run 3 semesters a year, starting January, April, and August. We also offer an Accelerated Bachelors to tDPT, learn more here.


  • BS to DPT$12,750*
  • Application Fee$80
  • Proctorio Fee$125
  • Graduation Fee$40

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


  • 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



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

All required materials must be postmarked no later than application deadline noted above in Key Dates. Spots are limited and assigned on a first come, first serve basis.

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