Physical Therapy, Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

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First Year
Fall
PHTH 501CLINICAL ANATOMY/PHYSIOLOGY I5
PHTH 533FUNCTIONAL ANATOMY I5
PHTH 536PT PRACTICE SEMINAR I2
PHTH 540PRIN EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE I1
PHTH 546INTEGUMENTARY THERAPEUTICS4
PHTH 561CLINICAL EDUCATION SEMINAR I1
Winter
PHTH 502CLINICAL ANATOMY/PHYSIOLOGY II3
PHTH 534FUNCTIONAL ANATOMY II3
PHTH 541PRINCIPLES OF EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE II2
PHTH 554DIAGNOSIS IN PHYSICAL THERAPY4
PHTH 562CLINICAL EDUCATION SEMINAR II1
PHTH 571NEUROSCIENCE5
Spring
PHTH 503CLIN ANATOMY/PHYSIOLOGY III3
PHTH 538THERAPEUTIC EXERCISE AND INTERVENTIONS4
PHTH 542PRIN EVIDENCE-BASED PRACT III2
PHTH 553EDUCATIONAL ASPECTS OF PT2
PHTH 563CLINICAL EDUCATION SEMINAR III1
PHTH 572APPLIED NEUROSCIENCE4
PHTH 576PHARMACOLOGY2
Summer
PHTH 547PROFESSIONAL DEVELP SEMINAR2
PHTH 569HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS I2
PHTH 581CLINICAL INTERNSHIP I5
Second Year
Fall
PHTH 616MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEMS I5
PHTH 626NEUROMUSCULAR SYSTEMS I5
PHTH 634EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY3
PHTH 636PT PRACTICE SEMINAR II2
PHTH 661CLINICAL EDUCATION SEMINAR IV1
PHTH 675CLINICAL RESEARCH I2
Winter
PHTH 617MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEMS II5
PHTH 628NEUROMUSCULAR SYSTEMS III4
PHTH 635CARDIOPULMONARY SYSTEMS4
PHTH 646INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEMS3
PHTH 662CLINICAL EDUCATION SEMINAR V1
Spring
PHTH 618MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEMS III4
PHTH 627NEUROMUSCULAR SYSTEMS II3
PHTH 641MULTIPLE SYSTEMS2
PHTH 663CLINICAL EDUCATION SEMINAR VI1
PHTH 665PHYSICAL THERAPY ADMIN3
PHTH 680GERIATRICS2
Summer
PHTH 639TOPICS IN PHYSICAL THERAPY (choose two topics courses)6
PHTH 669HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS II3
Third Year
Fall
PHTH 770CLINICAL RESEARCH II3
PHTH 780CLINICAL INTERNSHIP II10
Winter
PHTH 771CLINICAL RESEARCH III3
PHTH 781CLINICAL INTERNSHIP III10
Spring
PHTH 772CLINICAL RESEARCH IV3
PHTH 782CLINICAL INTERNSHIP IV10
Total Credits161

Student Learning Outcomes

  • graduates are Doctors of Physical Therapy prepared to practice as generalist clinicians;
  • graduates demonstrate entry-level physical therapy patient management;
  • graduates communicate professionally;
  • graduates demonstrate the APTA Core Value of Professional Duty.