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    University of South Dakota
  Feb 24, 2018
2014-2015 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Physical Therapy (D.P.T., t-DPT)

Admissions Information  

The Graduation Requirements are subject to change. Please contact the department to verify the current required course work. The total number of hours for graduation is 136 semester credit hours. The program begins in the fall and will take 3 years to complete.

Doctorate in Physical Therapy (D.P.T.): Total 136 credit hours

Year Three – Fall Semester: Total 18 credit hours

Year Three – Spring Semester: Total 16 credit hours


*The courses are being offered in a different sequence beginning spring/summer 2015.

Total 136 degree credit hours

Transitional Doctorate in Physical Therapy (t-DPT): Total 25 credit hours

 For more information on the transitional Doctorate in Physical Therapy see: Physical Therapy 

Year One – Fall Semester