Online Post-Professional Clinical Concentrations (t-DPT with clinical concentration)
To be considered for admission, applicants must meet the following requirements and qualifications by the time they are admitted:
- Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from an accredited institution or currently be enrolled in the t-DPT program at UM-Flint.
- Current physical therapy license or registration as required in the country in which you reside and practice.
- Overall 3.0 GPA or higher in the physical therapy degree.
- Current CPR Card.
To be considered for admission, an applicant must submit the following by the application deadline to the Office of Graduate Programs, 251 Thompson Library, before the admissions committee will evaluate the applicant's file:
- Application for Graduate Admission (apply online or with a paper application)
- Application fee (non-refundable) payable to the University of Michigan-Flint
- Supplemental Application Form
- Official transcripts from the institution where the baccalaureate degree was earned and from the institution where the Physical Therapy degree was earned (if different from the college of the baccalaureate degree)
- Two letters of recommendation: We strongly suggest that you include individuals who are able to comment on your academic and clinical abilities, such as a former supervisor or instructor from an accredited physical therapy program and/or a physician you have worked with in the past.
- Statement of Purpose: Attach or submit separately a career statement. It should be typed and double-spaced. Please use the following questions, as they relate to your clinical/academic circumstances, to assist in the preparation of your career statement:
- What are your professional goals or objectives related to advanced practice?
- How do you plan to accomplish these goals?
- How will the Clinical Concentration program at UM-Flint facilitate the accomplishment of your professional goals in advanced practice?
- How will you contribute to the physical therapy profession related to your area of advanced practice?
- What are the current diagnoses you examine? How many per month?
- Copy of current Physical Therapy license issued in the United States or Canada
- International students must submit additional documentation
An interview with a PT faculty member will be scheduled after review of the applicant’s materials.
To be considered for admission, an applicant must submit all application materials to the Office of Graduate Programs on or before the application deadline. These are cohort programs. They are only offered with a Fall start.
Application deadlines are as follows:
*International students are required to apply by January 1 for the spring semester.
Loan Deferment For Residencies - from the APTA Website