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Postgraduate Doctor of Physical Therapy Program – tDPT

Thank you for your interest in the NUMSS (USA) postgraduate post professional Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) transitional degree program. Our Admissions department is eager to help you in any way we can. We invite you to contact NUMSS (USA) and ask us any questions you may have. We offer the tDPT program through 100% online  (tuition $3,850 per semester). The online program is available to all physiotherapists & physical therapists who meet the prerequisites, regardless of their nationalities. There are optional on-site week-long (Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm, 5 days per week) practical technique classes in  Panama City, and Madrid (Spain) available to online students free of charge (one week per semester). Currently, the campus based tDPT program is available only in Mumbai (India) to those physiotherapists who are members of the Indian Association of Physiotherapists (IAP).

The online video lecture classes are available on-demand to be watched once you are issued a password and user ID. They can be paused, and viewed as often as needed. You need high speed internet to be able to watch the video lectures online. You will also receive an external hard drive that includes all the video lectures for this program that enables you to view the video lectures offline.

NUMSS (USA) post professional DPT students from all countries are eligible to join the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) as international members for annual membership fee of $50. Canadian NUMSS (USA) students are eligible to receive tuition and textbooks tax credit from the Canadian Revenue Agency as NUMSS (USA) is accepted as a foreign university by the Canadian government.

Why Enroll in the Post Professional tDPT program?

Designed for practicing physiotherapists & physical therapists, NUMSS (USA) tDPT program integrates physical therapy art and science, as well as professional and experiential education. It provides you with the necessary knowledge base for you to become a doctor of physical therapy. Core courses within this doctoral program include differential diagnosis, diagnostic imaging, pharmacology, nutrition, and manual medicine.

Why Choose to Study tDPT at NUMSS (USA)?

Because we offer the most affordable tDPT program in the world (on-campus as well as online on-demand). Our 100% online tDPT program is ideal for the working physiotherapists and physical therapists as they will have the flexibility to study at the time they wish without leaving home. As there is no need to attend a classroom, they can watch the lectures at the comfort of their homes without spending a large sum on the costs associated with daily travel. NUMSS DPT program tuition is kept low ($3,850 per semester) to make the program affordable to all physiotherapists worldwide regardless of which countries they reside in.

Admission Prerequisites

The postgraduate post professional transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy (tDPT) program is open only to physiotherapists and physical therapists. Those with a bachelor’s degree in physiotherapy or physical therapy can complete the program in two years. Those with a master’s degree or equivalent in physiotherapy or physical therapy can complete the program in 1 year. Applicants with a PhD in physiotherapy or equivalent will receive advance credits to complete the program in six months. The DPT program can be taken as a dual or triple degree program with any of other programs offered by NUMSS (USA).

Curriculum for the postgraduate Doctor of Physical Therapy (tDPT) Program for physiotherapists with a bachelor’s degree (2 years, 4 semesters)

1st year (1st semester) 1st year (2ndsemester) 2nd year (1st semester) 2nd year (2nd semester)
DS 202 Diagnosis and Symptomology OT 101 ManualTherapy I LD 202 Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis GB 202 Gait Biomechanics and
Anatomy of the Lower Limb
PT 301 Physiotherapy Modalities OT 102 Manual Therapy II SI 401 Sport Injuries DA 202 Lower Limb Diagnosis and Assessment
CN 102 Clinical Nutrition OT 401 Manual Therapy III OC 301 Manual Therapy Clinical
Management and Quickbooks
CE 402 Clinical Ergono
PA 302 Physical Assessment OS 101 Manual Therapy Skills I TP 102 Orthopedic Taping Techniques PA 301 Lower Limb Patient Assessment
CP 301 Clinical Pharmacology CP 302 Clinical Pharmacology 2 FA 101 Fitness Assessment and Health Promotion FC 302 Pathomechanics and Foot care
PL 101 Optional Class:Practical lab(techniques review,1 week FT,in Panama City,Mardid ) ND 202 Neurodiagnosis OT 103 Manual Therapy IV IM 201 Immunology
PA 201 Pathology OS 102 Manual Therapy Skills II TH 402 Research Project and Thesis
RX 401 Principles of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging MM 201 Medical Microbiology PL 202 Optional Class:Practical lab(techniques review,1 week FT,in Panama City,Mardid )
PL 102 Optional Class:Practical lab(techniques review,1 week FT,in Panama City,Mardid ) PL 201 Optional Class:Practical lab(techniques review,1 week FT,in Panama City,Mardid)

Curriculum for the postgraduate Doctor of Physical Therapy (tDPT)-MSc

1st Year(1st semester) 2nd Year(2nd semester)
DS 202 Diagnosis and Symptomology OT 101 Manual Therapy I
PT 301 Physiotherapy Modalities OT 102 Manual Therapy II
CN 102 Clinical Nutrition OT 202 Manual Therapy III
PA 302 Physical Assessment OS 102 Manual Therapy Skills I
CP 301 Clinical Pharmacology CP 302 Clinical Pharmacology 2
OC 301 Manual Therapy Clinical
Management,& Quickbooks
ND 202 Neurodiagnosis
PL 101 Optional Class: Practical,Lab
(Techniques review ,1 week FT,
in Panama City ,Madrid )
PA 201 Pathology
RX 401 Principles of Radiology and
Diagonostic Imaging
TH 402 Research Project and Thesis
PL 102 Optional Class: Practical Lab
(Techniques review ,1 week FT,
in Panama City ,Madrid )

Curriculum for the postgraduate Doctor of Physical Therapy (tDPT)-Phd

1st Year(1st semester)
OT 101 Manual Therapy I
OT 102 Manual Therapy II
OT 202 Manual Therapy III
OT 103 Manual Therapy IV
OS 101 Manual Therapy Skills I
OS 102 Manual Therapy Skills II
CP 301 Clinical Pharmacology I
RX 401 Principles of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging
CN 102 Clinical Nutrition
LD 202 Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
OC 301 Manual Therapy Clinical Management & Quickbooks
DS 202 Diagnosis and Symptomology
TH 402 Research Project and Thesis
PL 101 Optional Class: Practical Lab(Techniques review ,1 week FT,in Panama City,Madrid )

 

 

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