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Course Description

The Accelerated Development of Excellence in Physical Therapy (ADEPT) Program, a 12-week online certificate designed to support students pursuing a DPT degree, is offered through the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences (department that oversees Tufts’ Doctor of Physical Therapy programs) in partnership with University College.

This pre-entrance program:

  • Prepares you for the rigors of an accelerated hybrid DPT program (like Tufts’ programs)

  • Helps you develop key study and success skills,

  • Enhances your academic outcomes, including degree completion and performance on the NPTE exam.

  • Provides personalized support from dedicated advisors and peer mentors, you'll have access to a support network committed to helping you succeed every step of the way.

Basic Enrollment Requirements: This program is designed for students who are planning to apply to or enroll in a DPT program within the following year.

Refund Policy: The refund policy for this program is as follows:

  • Withdrawal prior to the start date of the program: 100% refund

  • Withdrawal on the start date or later: 0% refund

Remission Eligible: Not eligible.

This is an online course that is primarily asynchronous with one 2-hour synchronous session per week. Tufts virtual courses are designed to provide high-quality, flexible, and interactive courses to Tufts and visiting students. For more information about virtual course policies and expectations, please visit

Please note: Enrollment in this program has no bearing on any future applications that you may wish to submit to Tufts University.

Affiliated With:

  • University College