Northeastern University - Graduate Programs

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Physical Therapy - Transitional

Northeastern University - Graduate Programs

Degree:Doctorate; Online
Field of Study:Physical Therapy/Therapist
Length:1 Year(s)


Specifically designed for practicing physical therapists, the Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) is an innovative, 100%-online program. Integrating art and science, as well as professional and experiential education, the degree curriculum provides you with the necessary knowledge base for today’s doctorly prepared practitioners. Core courses within this physical therapy doctoral program include medical screening and nutrition, diagnostic imaging, pharmacology, and motor control. The capstone course, Comprehensive Case Analysis, is a culmination of all work within the transitional DPT curriculum. Students will prepare a comprehensive and publishable case report or other scholarly work in partial fulfillment of the requirement for a transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy degree.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Official undergraduate degree transcript in physical therapy OR official graduate degree transcript in physical therapy AND official undergraduate degree transcripts
    Test Scores:
    • Graduate Record Examination
    Application Notes : English Language Proficiency Proof: students for whom English is not their primary language must submit one of the following: an official associate or bachelor's degree transcript from an accredited college or university in the U.S, stating degree conferral and date, or TOEFL, IELTS, or NU Global Exam scores.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on December 20, 2022