Andrews University has the following postprofessional physical therapy programs to meet your particular career goals:
Transitional DPT (t-DPT)
The transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy (t-DPT) is designed to provide advanced learning for practicing physical therapists. The t-DPT student will enhance their skills in medical screening, differential diagnosis, education and research. This degree transitions the clinician to the academic standard of the entry-level DPT graduate.
Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy (DScPT)
The Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy (DScPT) is designed to enhance the skills of practicing physical therapists in the areas of orthopedic manual therapy. Andrews University is partnered with the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy (NAIOMT) to provide the clinician with the skills to become a certified manual or manipulative therapist. This degree will further enhance key areas such as medical screening, differential diagnosis, education, research and clinical leadership.
Orthopedic Residency Program
An 18-month postprofessional clinical mentorship and postgraduate educational curriculum designed to prepare the physical therapist as an orthopedic clinical specialist with a focus in manual therapy and clinical reasoning.
As with previous postprofessional offerings at Andrews University, all courses will be available for CEU's or academic credit. The short-course format will be kept intact.
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