DPT Curriculum

Course # Course Name Credit Hours Contact Hours
       
DPT Year 1 (19 weeks + 17 weeks = 36 weeks)
BMS 5005 Professions of Health 1 26
BMS 6206 Medical Biochemistry (1C) 2 30
PHT 6174 Movement Science 1 2 45
PHT 6205 Doctoring for Physical Therapists (Pass/Fail) 6 170
PHT 6274 Clinical Reasoning for Physical Therapists 5 75
PHT 6275
Physical Therapy Science 1
5 100 
PHT 6276
Physical Therapy Science 2
5 90 
PHT 6277
Physical Therapy Science 3
5 90 
PHT 6278
Physical Therapy Science 4
5 90 
PHT 6284 Scientific & Professional Foundations of Physical Therapy 1 5 125
PHT 7864 Integrated Clinical Experience 1 1 60
42 901
       
DPT Year 2 (16 weeks + 15 weeks + 10 weeks = 41 weeks)
Fall 2 Contact hours @ 16 weeks = 28.7 21 459
PHT 6178 Movement Science 2 3 66
PHT 6285 Scientific & Professional Foundations of Physical Therapy 2 3 60
PHT 6352 Pharmacology for Healthcare Professionals 4 60
PHT 6609 Critical Assessment of the Literature/EBP 3 45
PHT 7264 Neuromuscular Clinical Problem Solving 3 90
PHT 7265 Cardiopulmonary & Integumentary Clinical Problem Solving (year-long, concludes in Spring) 4 90
PHT 7421 Professional Issues 1 2 45
PHT 7540A Principles of Patient/Client Management & Seminar 1 1 20
PHT 7866 Integrated Clinical Experience 2 (year long, concludes in Spring) 1 60
Spring 2 Contact hours @ 15 weeks = 25.1 18 377
PHT 7328 Pediatric Physical Therapy 3 50
PHT 7402 Psychosocial Aspects of Physical Therapy Practice 3 60
PHT 7531 Professional Issues 2 3 45
PHT 7540B Principles of Patient/Client Management & Seminar 2 2 40
PHT 7777 Musculoskeletal Clinical Problem Solving 4 105
Summer 2 Contact hours @ 10 weeks = 40

PHT 6841 Clinical Education 1 (10 weeks @ 40 hours) 5 400
  Total Year 2 (including Clin Ed 1) 44 1236 
       
DPT Year 3 (15 weeks + 12 weeks + 16 weeks = 43 weeks)
Fall 3 Contact hours @ 15 weeks = 22.5 19 388
PHT 7151 Health Promotion and Wellness 2 45
PHT 7959 Capstone Seminar in Physical Therapy
3 45
PHT 8179 Movement Science 3 3 45
PHT 8266 Advanced Clinical Problem Solving 5 113
PHT 8550 Professional Issues 3 3 45
PHT 8702 Prosthetics and Orthotics 3 45
Spring/Summer 3 14 1120
PHT 7842 Clinical Education 2 (12 weeks @ 40 hours) 6 480
PHT 8843 Clinical Education 3 (16 weeks @ 40 hours) 8 640
Graduation in August of Year 3 119 3595