NMC Transfer Guide - MTA

To: University of Michigan - Main Campus

Program: Doctorate of Physical Therapy

The Doctorate of Physical Therapy Degree at U of M is offered at the Flint campus. Most students seek admission into PT after completing a Bachelor's Degree.

Admission Criteria

  1. GPA – Highly competitive: 3.3 to 3.7 is average GPA of admitted students.
  2. Session of Entry – Students are admitted into the Professional program Fall term only.
  3. Interview – a pre-admission interview is required.
  4. Volunteer hours – previous experience in human services on a volunteer or paid basis is required.
  5. Additional information available from:
    Office of Admissions
    The University of Michigan-Flint
    Flint, MI 48502-2186
    (313) 762-3300

Basic Requirements

Upon request at the NMC Records and Registration Office, a statement will be placed on your transcript, "MICHIGAN TRANSFER AGREEMENT (MTA) SATISFIED".

Required Classes

Academic Area




ENG 111

English Composition


ENG 112

English Composition




Select 7 credits representing 2 departments from Humanities Area


Natural Science


BIO 115, 116

Cell, Plant, & Ecosystem Biology and Cell & Animal Biology


CHM 150-150R
CHM 151-151R

General Chemistry I, II


CHM 250, 251

Organic Chemistry I, II


PHY 121 & 122

General Physics


Social Sciences


PSY 101

Intro to Psychology


SOC 101

Intro to Sociology




MTH 122

Trigonometry (does not transfer to U of M but is pre-requisite for PHY 121 at NMC)


MTH 131

Probability & Statistics


Additional Courses
If working to attain Junior status (54 credits), students may need to select additional credits.
Choose 9 additional credits from at least 3 areas in the Distribution list, and electives as needed

Northwestern Michigan College does not assume final responsibility for the accuracy of information on this guide. The final responsibility for the successful transfer of classes suggested on this guide rests with you and the institution you plan to transfer to. It is strongly recommended that you visit the institution as early in your academic career (prior to transfer) as possible.

Updated: Spring 2023