Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy

Designed with You in Mind

Maintain balance between life, work, and school and earn your accredited online transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy (tDPT) degree from the University of Montana. The innovative, 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.

You have 24/7 online access to your courses and assignments when you are ready from virtually anywhere. Courses can be viewed and reviewed anytime within the semester. Deadlines and key dates for assignments, quizzes and exams are easily found in the course dashboard to keep you on track.  All but one course is online. There is only one on-site seminar held in Missoula, MT.  This on-site seminar is one weekend long and allows for face-to-face connection with faculty members and enhances your opportunities for personal networking with classmates.

A World-Class Program with Dr. Reed Humphrey.

Be empowered. Move Your Career Forward.

Throughout this post-professional program you will gain advanced critical thinking, professional knowledge, and skills to apply of the science and art of physiotherapy. In just 1-3 years, you can have your transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. You will be empowered to move your career forward and be better prepared to become a leader in physical therapy.

World-class professors, just a click away.

The online courses are taught by the best and brightest faculty from all over the United States. As a student, you will have direct access to these expert faculty and to a diverse, experienced peer group. You become part of vibrant, collaborative online community.

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

Program Offerings

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Bachelor's (BS) to DPT

30 credits

7 semesters


Accelerated BS to DPT

30 credits

5 semesters


Master's (MS) to DPT

20 credits

5 semesters


Rehabilitation Administration Certificate (RAC)

Stand-alone: 13 Credits, 1-Year Program

tDPT+RAC 3 additional credits