Physical Therapy

Explore our degrees and certificates for current and future healthcare providers and professionals.
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Doctor of Physical Therapy

(DPT)

Residential | Full-Time | 8 Semesters

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.

Dual DPT/PhD option is available.

PT works with elderly patient

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.

Pediatric PT works with infant

Neonatology Fellowship

Physical Therapy Fellowship | Post-Professional | For PTs

Become an expert in neonatology.

Work with renowned neonatology PT experts as you complete at least 1000 clinical hours at top children’s hospitals (Seattle Children’s Hospital and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital).

PT Neonatal Fellow with baby in the NICU

Academic Residency

Physical Therapy Residency| Post-Professional | For PTs

Build on foundational knowledge.

Gain real world experience working in a DPT program while taking coursework to develop in teaching, course design, research, and governance in higher education. Frequent mentorship by other faculty and practical application develop your skills as you put them to use while advancing education in physical therapy.

PT student works with patient during lab

Other Programs of Interest

Doctor of Philosophy in Health Sciences (PhD)

Limited-Residency | 9 Tracks | 4 Years

Earn your terminal research or academic degree for healthcare clinicians.

Our PhD in Health Sciences program enables Physical Therapists to join other healthcare professionals to expound their knowledge in 1 of 9 health science specialties ranging from Orthopedic or Pediatric Sciences to Human & Sport Performance or Neurological Rehabilitation.

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Health Science Certificates

Emergency & Primary Care in Athletic Training Practice Certificate

Get emergency and primary care training as a practicing athletic trainer.

Healthcare Leadership & Administration

Learn skills and behavior strategies to prepare those interested in healthcare leadership.

Healthcare Professions Education

Great resource and option to support continuing faculty training and development.

Health & Wellness Coaching

Prepares you to become a National Board-Certified Health & Wellness Coach.

Human & Sport Performance Certificate

Advance your exercise science knowledge, emphasizing strength and conditioning and sports performance. 

Rehabilitation Science Certificate

Advance your health science knowledge in physical rehabilitation.

Health & Wellness Coach coaches male client and speaks with him in-person about his health and wellness goals
Health & Wellness Coach coaches male client and speaks with him in-person about his health and wellness goals

UNIVERSITY ACCREDITATION

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.

Financial Aid

There are many ways you can pay for your education and receive aid. See how our Financial Aid Office can help you fund your education.