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  • 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 (admissions@numss.com) 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. Students from every corner of the world are eligible to apply and study at the comfort of their homes. However for those students who are interested to attend the optional one week per semester practical technique classes in Madrid, Toronto and elsewhere we can issue invitation letters that can be used to apply for a visa to Spain or Canada if the student needs one. 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 for 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 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 their homes. Students spending a large sum on the costs associated with daily travel. NUMSS DPT program tuition is kept low to make the program affordable to all students.


    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 Toronto,Mardid & Naples) 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 Toronto,Mardid & Naples)
    PL 102  Optional Class:Practical lab(techniques review,1 week FT,in Toronto,Mardid & Naples) PL 201  Optional Class:Practical lab(techniques review,1 week FT,in Toronto,Mardid & Naples)

    *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 320 hours per semester)

    1st Year(1st semester) 2nd Year(2nd semester)
    DS 202   Diagnosis and Symptomology OT 101   Manual Therapy I
    PT 301   Physiotherapy Modalities OT 102   Manual Therapy II
    CN 102   Clinical Nutrition OT 202   Manual Therapy III
    PA 302   Physical Assessment OS 102   Manual Therapy Skills I
    CP 301   Clinical Pharmacology CP 302   Clinical Pharmacology 2
    OC 301   Clinical Management in Physical Therapy ND 202   Neurodiagnosis
    PL 101   Optional Class: Practical         Lab(Techniques review ,1 week FT,in Toronto ,Madrid & Naples) PA 201   Pathology
    RX 401   Principles of Radiology and     Diagonostic Imaging
    TH 402   Research Project and Thesis
    PL 102   Optional Class: Practical Lab(Techniques review ,1 week FT,in Toronto ,Madrid & Naples)

    Curriculum for the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) -Phd

    1st Year(1st semester)
    OT 101   Manual Therapy I
    OT 102   Manual Therapy II
    OT 202   Manual Therapy III
    OT 103   Manual Therapy IV
    OS 101   Manual Therapy Skills I
    OS 102   Manual Therapy Skills II
    CP 301   Clinical Pharmacology I
    RX 401  Principles of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging
    CN 102   Clinical Nutrition
    LD 202   Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
    OC 301   Clinical Management in Physical Therapy
    DS 202   Diagnosis and Symptomology
    TH 402 Research Project and Thesis
    PL 101 Optional Class: Practical Lab(Techniques review ,1 week FT,in Toronto,Madrid & Naples)