Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences

Degree Plans & Curriculum

The UTMB Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences (PTRS) offers the following program tracks for the Doctor of Physical Therapy degree:

  • Residential DPT
  • PTA to DPT Bridge
  • Hybrid DPT

The UTMB Doctorate of Physical Therapy program provides students with a quality graduate education in an environment fostering innovation, collaboration and respect. The curriculum focuses on evidenced based physical therapy practice providing learning experiences that facilitate the development of competencies and behaviors necessary to become providers of choice for restoration of optimal physical function. Upon completion of the program, students are awarded a Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree, and are eligible to sit for the national licensure examination.


See Also: SHP Bulletin and Student Handbook

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