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» Transitional DPT Program

The transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree (tDPT) is a post-professional degree designed to provide additional educational material to augment existing professional physical therapist preparation.  It is intended to supplement the training of the Bachelor or Masters degree prepared licensed Physical Therapist (PT) to parity with the degree requirements of the entry level Doctor of Physical Therapist.

Why Should You Choose This Program?

This clinical doctorate degree is for physical therapists licensed in the United States who are interested in bridging the didactic gap between the bachelor or master’s level education and the doctoral level of education.  The ideal student for this program is self-motivated and able to utilize online technology to advance his/her education toward the Vision 2020 statement from the APTA.


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