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, online and on their time. Each course within the curriculum is designed to advance critical thinking to the doctorate level while building on clinical skills.  Plus, the University of Montana is institutionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU).

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 MPT or MSPT degree.






Key Dates

Application Deadline for Spring 2021 Semester: Postmarked by December 13, 2020
Semester Start Dates:
    Spring 2021 January 4, 2021
    Summer 2021 May 3,  2021
    Fall 2021 August 30, 2021



* we run 3 semesters a year, starting January, April, and August.


  • MS to DPT$8,500*
  • Application Fee (non refundable)$85
  • Proctorio Fee$125
  • Graduation Fee$45

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

*Professionalism: The Doctoring Profession includes a weekend seminar which can be taken virtually or on campus.  For the course sequence starting a different semester, learn more here.  


  • Online courses viewed across any platform and on your time.
  • Access to nationally-recognized subject matter experts
  • Professionalism course includes a weekend seminar which can be taken virtually or on campus
  • 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 MPT or MSPT from a CAPTE accredited institute:

  • Official transcript(s)
  • Copy of Physical Therapy license

If you attained your MPT or MSPT from a non-CAPTE (or foreign) institute:

  • Official transcript(s)
  • Copy of Physical Therapy license
  • 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.  Spots are limited and assigned on a first come, first serve basis.

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