Curriculum

Our Courses

In the DPT Program, students learn to:

  • Respond to the changing health care environment
  • Integrate the principles of teaching and learning in professional practice
  • Use ethical and moral principles in professional practice
  • Incorporate the principles of research in physical therapy practice
  • Practice physical therapy incorporating scientific knowledge and critical analysis
  • Value lifelong learning through personal and professional growth

Curriculum & Requirements

Physical Therapy, Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

Semester by Semester Curriculum
Fall 1 18
ANATOMY 1
NEUROSCIENCE 1
PATIENT MANAGEMENT 1
PATIENT MANAGEMENT 2
EVIDENCE BASED PRACTICE
PT PRACTICE SEMINAR 1
Spring 118
ANATOMY 2
CLINICAL KINESIOLOGY
NEUROSCIENCE 2
APPLIED EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY
SCREENING FOR DISEASE
Summer 1 7
PHARMACOLOGY FOR PHYSICAL THERAPISTS
RESEARCH METHODS
PT PRACTICE SEMINAR 2 (ICE)
Fall 218
MUSCULOSKELETAL 1
NEUROMUSCULAR
CARDIOPULMONARY
DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING
CLINICAL RESEARCH 1
PT PRACTICE SEMINAR 3
Spring 2 18
MUSCULOSKELETAL 2
MEDICALLY COMPLEX PATIENTS
PEDIATRICS
GERIATRICS
SPECIAL POPULATIONS
PT PRACTICE SEMINAR 4
Summer 2 7
TOPICS IN PHYSICAL THERAPY
PT PRACTICE SEMINAR 5
PT ADMINISTRATION
Fall 3 12
CLINICAL RESEARCH 2
CLINICAL INTERNSHIP 1
CLINICAL INTERNSHIP 2
Spring 310
CLINICAL RESEARCH 3
CLINICAL INTERNSHIP 3
Total Credits108

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