Acquire the clinical, professional and critical inquiry skills you'll need for a career as a physical therapist.
UND's competitive and highly-successful physical therapy program is accredited by the CAPTE. 100% of our licensed physical therapy graduates report employment within 12 months of graduation.
- Program type:
- Doctoral Degree
- On Campus
- Est. time to complete:
- 6.5 years | 3 years pre-PT and 3.5 years professional program
- Credit hours:
- 90 (pre-physical therapy); 125 (professional program)
Why earn a DPT degree?
UND's Doctor of Physical Therapy
Participate in direct delivery of physical therapy services in a variety of settings.
Choose from over 250 clinical sites across North Dakota and the U.S.
Take classes in the state-of-the-art School of Medicine & Health Sciences building.
Gain advanced knowledge and skills in the Sports Physical Therapy Residency program.
The Physical Therapy program at UND is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).
UND's Pre-Physical Therapy program is recommended for all incoming freshmen. The three-year program provides the building blocks in your application to the DPT program.
What can you do with a doctor of physical therapy?
Doctor of Physical Therapy Courses
Leader in Physical Therapy
When Kayana Trottier transferred to UND, she followed her passion for physical therapy despite the challenges in her personal life. Now she's set to become a physical therapist.