The University of Montana provides an entry-level professional physical therapy program through the School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science. 36 full-time graduate students enter the program each year in August and graduate 33 months later with a Doctor in Physical Therapy degree. Three full-time clinical internships are integrated throughout the curriculum, including an individually-designed 15-week internship the last semester of the program. Two part-time integrated clinical experiences take place in the School's UMPT Clinic during spring of second year and fall of third year.

Month entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree
Students admitted each year
Pass rate on the National Physical Therapy Exam
Employment rate


The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at the University of Montana is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org.  If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 406-243-4753 or email physical.therapy@umontana.edu.

University of Montana DPT Student Outcomes

  Class of 2019 Class of 2020 Class of 2021 Class of 2022 Two Year Average
Graduation Rate 97.2% 100% 100% 100% 100%
NPTE Pass Rate 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Employment Rate 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%

Video: UMPT Program

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