Doctorate in Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy (DPT) Continuing Education Credits

Students in the online transitional DPT (tDPT) program may be eligible to earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for each successfully completed course in the program. Continuing Education Units earned from Utica College’s tDPT program may qualify for state PT license requirement – check your individual state requirements for more information.

The amount of CEUs earned is based on the number of credit hours for a given course:

  • :: 1.5 CEUs or 15 contact hours per one credit hour course
  • :: 3 CEUs or 30 contact hours per two credit hour course
  • :: 4.5 CEUs or 45 contact hours per three credit course

Note that certain state boards use “units” while others use “contact hours” – so please consult your PT State Board to determine correct format to submit information.

Course Code Course Name Credit Hours CEUs or Contact Hours Earned
PHT 701 Found/Auton. Pr. 3 credits 4.5 CEUs or 45 hours
PHT 712 Prev. & Well. 3 credits 4.5 CEUs or 45 hours
PHT 723 Pharm. I 2 credits 3 CEUs or 30 hours
PHT 724 Pharm. II 2 credits 3 CEUs or 30 hours
PHT 721 Imaging I 2 credits 3 CEUs or 30 hours
PHT 722 Imaging II 2 credits 3 CEUs or 30 hours
PHT 716 Global Health 3 credits 4.5 CEUs or 45 hours
PHT 816 Capstone 1 or 2 credits 1.5 or 3 CEUs (15 or 30 hours)
Total 27 - 28.5 CEUs or 270-285 contact hours

 

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