An Overview of NUMSS Admissions to the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program
Thank you for your interest in the post professional Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree program of National University of Medical Sciences (Spain). This postgraduate DPT program is offered online worldwide. Our Admissions department is eager to help you in any way we can. We invite you to contact NUMSS ([email protected]) and ask us any questions you may have. All post professional DPT classes are online & in English. The video lectures are available on-demand online through internet or they may be watched on a TV screen by using a portable hard drive that could be shipped to students. Physiotherapists from every corner of the world are eligible to apply and study at the comfort of their homes. However for those who are interested to attend the optional one week per semester practical technique classes in Madrid we can issue invitation letters that can be used to apply for a visa to Spain. NUMSS (Spain) post professional DPT students from all countries are eligible to join the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) as international members for annual membership fee of $50 (US). Canadian NUMSS (Spain) students are eligible to receive tuition and textbooks tax credit from the Canadian Revenue Agency as NUMSS is accepted as a foreign university by the Canadian government. Students from most other countries are eligible to use the tuition as a business expense to reduce their annual business income tax.
Why Enroll in the DPT program?
Designed for practicing physiotherapists, the DPT program integrates physical therapy art and science, as well as professional and experiential education. It provides you with the necessary knowledge base to become a doctor of physical therapy. Core courses within this doctoral program include differential diagnosis, diagnostic imaging, pharmacology, nutrition, and manual medicine.
Why Choose to Study DPT at NUMSS(Spain)?
Because National University of Medical Sciences (Spain) offers the most affordable, 100% online on-demand DPT program in the world. This program is ideal for the working physiotherapists and physical therapists as they will have the flexibility to study at the time they wish without leaving home. As there is no need to attend a classroom, they can watch the lectures at the comfort of home. NUMSS DPT program tuition is kept low to make the program affordable to all PTs.
DPT Admission Prerequisites
The prerequisite to enter the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program is having at a minimum a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in physiotherapy or physical therapy. Those with a bachelor’s degree in physiotherapy or physical therapy can complete the program in two years. Those with a master’s degree or equivalent in physiotherapy or physical therapy can complete the program in 1 year. Applicants with a PhD in physiotherapy of physiotherapy or equivalent will receive advance credits. The DPT program can be taken as a dual degree program with a number of other programs such as the MBA in Health Care & the Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) program.
Curriculum for the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program (2 year FT, 2560 hours total 640 hours per semester)
|1st year (1st semester)||1st year (2nd semester)||2nd year (1st semester)||2nd year (2nd semester)|
|DS 202 Diagnosis and Symptomology||OT 101 Manual Therapy I||LD 202 Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis||GB 202 Gait Biomechanics and Anatomy of the Lower Limb|
|PT 301 Physiotherapy Modalities||OT 102 Manual Therapy II||SI 401 Sport Injuries||DA 202 Lower Limb Diagnosis and Assessment|
|CN 102 Clinical Nutrition||OT 401 Manual Therapy III||OC 301 Clinical Management in Physical Therapy||CE 402 Clinical Ergonomics|
|PA 302 Physical Assessment||OS 101 Manual Therapy Skills I||TP 102 Orthopedic Taping Techniques||PA 301 Lower Limb Patient Assessment|
|CP 301 Clinical Pharmacology||CP 302 Clinical Pharmacology 2||FA 101 Fitness Assessment and Training||FC 302 Pathomechanics and Foot care|
|PL 101 Optional Class:Practical lab(techniques review,1 week FT,in Panama)||ND 202 Neurodiagnosis||OT 103 Manual Therapy IV||IM 201 Immunology|
|PA 201 Pathology||OS 102 Manual Therapy Skills II||TH 402 Research Project and Thesis|
|RX 401 Principles of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging||MM 201 Medical Microbiology||PL 202 Optional Class:Practical lab(techniques review,1 week FT,in Panama)|
|PL 102 Optional Class:Practical lab(techniques review,1 week FT,in Panama)||PL 201 Optional Class:Practical lab(techniques review,1 week FT,in Panama)|
*The above courses are for those with a bachelor’s degree or equivalent. Those with Master’s or PhD receive advance credits and can finish the DPT program in one year or less.
Curriculum for the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program (1 year FT, 1280 hours total 640 hours per semester)
Curriculum for the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) -Phd