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Curriculum

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program will provide students with the skills and expertise needed for a rewarding career as a professional physical therapist.

DPT Curriculum Plan of Study [ Course Descriptions - PDF ]

Fall 1 - Credit Hrs.
DPT 5111 CARE I - 1
DPT 5124 Anatomy of Movement I - 4
DPT 5134 Applied Physiology I - 4
DPT 5143 Clinical Practice I - 3
DPT 5152 Health Behavior Science - 2
DPT 5162 Professional Development I - 2
Total: 16 hrs.

Spring 1 - Credit Hrs.
DPT 5211 CARE II - 1
DPT 5224 Anatomy of Movement II - 4
DPT 5234 Applied Physiology II - 4
DPT 5243 Clinical Practice II - 3
DPT 5254 Applied Neuroscience - 4
Total: 16 hrs.

Summer 1 - Credit Hrs.
DPT 5311 CARE III - 1
DPT 5352 Pharmacology - 2
DPT 5362 Outcome Assessment - 2
DPT 5343 Clinical Practice III - 3
DPT 5372 Evidence Based Practice I - 2
Total: 10 hrs.

Fall 2 - Credit Hrs.
DPT 6111 CARE IV - 1
DPT 6124 Musculoskeletal PT I - 4
DPT 6134 Neuromuscular PT I - 4
DPT 6142 Imaging and Laboratory Testing - 2
DPT 6152 Lifespan I: Growth and Development - 2
DPT 6172 Evidence Based Practice II - 2
DPT 6191 Anatomy Seminar I - 1
Total: 16 hrs.

Spring 2 - Credit Hrs.
DPT 6211 CARE V - 1
DPT 6224 Musculoskeletal PT II - 4
DPT 6233 Neuromuscular PT II - 3
DPT 6242 Cardiopulmonary PT - 2   
DPT 6252 Lifespan II: Geriatrics - 2
DPT 6272 Evidence-Based Practice III - 2
DPT 6282 Healthcare Delivery I - 2
DPT 6291 Anatomy Seminar II - 1
Total: 17 hrs.

Summer 2 - Credit Hrs.
DPT 6314 Clinical Practicum - 4
DPT 6342 Orthotics and Prosthetics - 2
DPT 6352 Primary Care Practice - 2
DPT 6362 Professional Development II - 2
DPT 6382 Healthcare Delivery II - 2
Total: 12 hrs.

Fall 3 - Credit Hrs.
DPT 7118 Clinical Internship I - 8
DPT 7128 Clinical Internship II - 8
Total: 16 hrs.

Spring 3 - Credit Hrs.
DPT 7214 Clinical Internship III - 14
DPT 7262 Professional Development III - 2
Total: 16 hrs.

Total Curriculum Hours: 119 hrs.

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