The Physical Therapy Doctorate Program is a specialized track within the UNMC College of Allied Health Professions’ Division of Physical Therapy Education. This program consists minimally of a 3-year course of study. Prospective applicants to this program are expected to secure funding to cover the full cost of the program (3 years' tuition & fees, books, room & board, etc.) before beginning.
The Physical Therapy Doctorate Program:
- Is designed for individuals who have already attained specific graduate/professional degrees (or credentials other than the DPT degree), but wish to complete the DPT program and assume faculty roles in physical therapist education programs in China
- Requires enrollment in the professional Doctor of Physical Therapy program
- Prepares individuals clinically and academically for faculty roles in physical therapy education
- Accepts up to 6 highly qualified applicants per year