Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy (tDPT) Program Overview

Are you ready to take your physical therapy training to the next level?

Earn your Doctor of Physical Therapy degree by enrolling in Marymount University’s Transitional DPT (tDPT) program*. Offered in partnership with Rehab Essentials, a leader in online physical therapy education, this innovative and fully online curriculum is designed for U.S. licensed physical therapists who hold a master’s degree in physical therapy and choose to transition their academic credentials to the DPT.

  • Flexible, affordable, and fully remote

Our cost-effective pathway to a tDPT degree allows you to complete the program from virtually anywhere, so you don’t have to sacrifice your schedule or budget.

  • A comprehensive, innovative curriculum

The tDPT curriculum is taught by nationally recognized faculty and is strongly rooted in evidence-based practice. PT doctoral degree recipients are better educated practitioners prepared to become leaders in their field.

  • Connect with the best

Students enrolled in Marymount’s top-tier tDPT program connect with a diverse, online community of experienced health care professionals. Advance your critical thinking, clinical knowledge, and practices that are vital to growing successful careers in physical therapy. Active discussion forums promote peer review, professional development, networking, and collaboration to improve delivery of patient care.

For more information about Marymount’s transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy program, please visit our partner, Rehab Essentials, or contact Jonathan Scheeler, tDPT Coordinator, at 720-507-8333.

*Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) does not accredit transitional or post-professional DPT programs.

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