May 24, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

DPT/MBA Dual Degree Program

See Saint Luke’s College of Nursing and Health Sciences .
See Helzberg School of Management .

DPT/MBA Dual Degree Program

Students seeking this dual degree will follow the course sequence for Physical Therapy, D.P.T. , located in Saint Luke’s College of Nursing and Health Sciences , and complete the following requirements in the Business Administration, M.B.A.  program, located in the College of Business, Influence, and Information Analysis  before graduation. 

For the MBA component of the DPT/MBA dual degree program, students will complete the following:

  • Business Administration Graduate Certificate *  (14 credit hours)
  • MG 6491    Business and Management Capstone (2 credit hours) OR HC 6425   Healthcare Leadership Capstone (3 credit hours)
  • One additional MBA Certificate of their choice (at least 10 credit hours). For a complete list of available graduate certificates see Business Administration, M.B.A.  
  • For the remaining 1-4 credit hours needed to complete the 30-credit hour M.B.A. requirement, students will be able to apply the following courses taken in the existing DPT curriculum:
    • PT 6170  Professional Practice & Leadership (3 credit hours)
    • PT 7170  Community Engagement and Leadership (2 credit hours)
    • PT 7550   Healthcare and Practice Management (3 credits)
  • The PT program will waive the elective course requirement (2 credits) in the DPT curriculum, therefore reducing the DPT program minimum number of hours from 101 to 99.

Total MBA Credit Hours: 30

Total DPT Credit Hours: 99

Total DPT/MBA Program Credit Hours: 129