Courses required to obtain the Transition DPT degree for SAU MPT alumni and graduates of other accredited programs are summarized below.
In conjunction with the application procedure, a portfolio review will be conducted. Once accepted into the Transition DPT program students will work with their advisor to develop their individual plan of study.
|Course Number and Name
SAU MPT Alums
SAU MPT Alums
of Other PT
|DPT 560 Pharmacology||1||0||0||1|
|DPT 790 Evidence-Based Practice||2||0||2||2|
|DPT 795 PT Examination & Intervention||2||0||0||2|
|DPT 800 Applied Anatomy & Physiology||2||2||2||2|
|DPT 810 Advanced Diagnostics||2||2||2||2|
|DPT 820 Differential Diagnostics||2||2||2||2|
|DPT 830 Medically Complex Patient *||2||2||2||2|
|DPT 850 Integration Project||3||3||3||3|
|Total Required Credits||16||11||13||16|
* Prerequisite of DPT 830 is that all other courses except DPT 850 must be taken before this course. It is suggested that students take courses in the sequential order listed above. All students are expected to have completed all course work before beginning their integration project, unless special permission has been obtained in advance of registration. Students are allowed up to 5 years to complete the Transition DPT degree from the date of initial enrollment in classes unless special permission is obtained for an extension.
NOTE: Students not yet admitted into the program may take or transfer no more than six (6) credit hours as a non-degree seeking student, based upon class availability and approval of the course instructor.