Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
Residential | Full-Time | 32 Months
Become a physical therapist.
Our Doctor of Physical Therapy program prepares you to enter the healthcare field as a PT with our accelerated curriculum, our focus on clinical practice and skills, and our pro-bono clinic.
Doctor of Philosophy in Health Sciences (PhD)
Limited-Residency | 9 Tracks | 4 Years
Earn the preferred PhD for health professionals.
Earn your terminal research degree as you choose from 9 tracks ranging from orthopedic sports science to pediatric science to healthcare professions education. Our PhD promotes student-driven research and dissertations.
Doctor of Medical Science (DMSc)
Online | 4 Tracks | 16 To 20 Months
Earn the clinical doctorate for physician assistants.
Lead, educate, specialize, and set yourself apart with the clinical doctorate designed for PAs by PAs. Specialize further in psychiatry, healthcare leadership and administration, healthcare professions education, or advanced clinical practice.
Doctor of Speech-Language Pathology (SLPD)
Online or Limited-Residency | 28 Months | For Practicing SLPs
Earn the clinical doctorate for speech-language pathologists.
Advance your practice as a speech-language pathologist. Teach, lead, supervise clinically, and specialize. Become a clinician-researcher.
Doctor of Occupational Therapy (Post-Professional)
Online or Limited-Residency | 7 Tracks | 16-20 Months
Earn the clinical doctorate for occupational thrapists.
Set yourself apart with an OTD. Increase the quality of clinical care, specialize, prepare for leadership roles, and educate future occupational therapists.
Doctor of Nursing Practice (Post-Master’s)
Online | 20 Months | Post-Master’s
Earn the clinical doctorate for nurses and nurse practitioners
Lead, educate, and research with a DNP. Earn the highest nursing practice degree and set yourself apart in the nursing field.
Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy in
Pediatric Science (tDPT)
Limited-Residency | 1 Year | Post-Professional
Earn the doctorate for practicing pediatric physical therapists.
Transition from your bachelor’s or master’s degree in physical therapy to the doctorate level. Focus on pediatric physical therapy throughout the coursework and capstone projects.
Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (8060 165th Avenue NE Ste 100, Redmond, WA 98052-3981), an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Secretary of the US Department of Education.