Physical Therapy (Post-Professional DPT) | Spalding University Catalog

Physical Therapy (Post-Professional DPT)

The Post-Professional DPT is an option for licensed physical therapists seeking to earn a doctor of physical therapy degree. Applicants to the post-professional DPT curriculum must complete a Spalding University Graduate School application, provide evidence of a current physical therapy license in any US jurisdiction, and have a minimum overall 3.0 GPA in previous graduate coursework.

The post-professional track requires 30 credit hours of coursework for completion. A minimum of 20 credits of Spalding University DPT Program coursework is required. Students can transfer up to 10 credits of previous graduate-level physical therapy coursework, or can complete all 30 credit hours of coursework at Spalding University. Transfer credits are approved by the program Director.  

Accreditation Status

The Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) does not apply to post-professional physical therapy programs.

Program Sheet
Doctor of Physical Therapy: Post-Professional Track