Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy (t-DPT)
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Program Details

UNC offers the online Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy (t-DPT). This program is designed for licensed physical therapists who are seeking additional knowledge and skills and the doctoral degree. It produces graduates who are clinically competent to identify and develop new clinical services and to practice autonomously as primary clinical care practitioners. The primary focus of the degree is on clinical competence and expertise.

Students can specialize in one of the following four practice areas:

  • Orthopaedics
  • Pediatrics
  • Geriatrics
  • Neurology

% Online

100% Online

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent