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Transitional Doctorate of Physical Therapy

Utica College



The Transitional Doctorate of Physical Therapy (tDPT) from Utica College is an ideal program for those practicing licensed Physical Therapists who are looking for an opportunity to earn their post-professional degree while maintaining their current personal and professional schedules.

This online Transitional Doctorate in Physical Therapy has been designed to be a convenient and accelerated format that will help students to advance their careers on their own time.

The core courses of this online Transitional Doctorate of Physical Therapy (tDPT) will cover a number of topics, such as:

  • Foundation of Autonomous Practice
  • Prevention and Wellness
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Pharmacology and Pathophysiology
  • Pharmacology and Pathophysiology
  • Global Health Care Issues

Based on teaching students through a specific individualized program of study, this online Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy has been created to take into account the prior education and work experience of its students.

Throughout the course of this online physical therapy program, students will be able to build upon the skills, knowledge, and experiences that they have gained in prior practicing clinicians.

This degree does not signify advanced preparation or specialization, but instead reflects the culmination of a comprehensive program and the fulfillment of the highest standards of clinical performance in professional practice.

Students in this Online Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy must have their BS/MS degree credentials, and must have a GPA of at least 3.0 accredited by the CAPTE and a current state professional license.

The tuition for this online physical therapy degree will range between $12,00-$17,000.00 depending on the number of courses each students participates in, and will include a $60 technology fee per course.

Accreditation Information

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education

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