Doctor of Physical Therapy
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.
Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy in
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.
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).
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.
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.
Health Science Certificates
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.
Learn to better use food as a natural medicine while addressing physical performance.
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.