Courses for Doctorate of Physical Therapy

 
 
 

First Year

Fall Courses ~ 15 credits

Winter Courses ~ 16 credits

Spring/Summer Courses ~ 17 credits

BMS 427 - Neuroanatomy Credits: 1
BMS 461 - Prosected Regional AnatomyCredits: 4
PT 511 - Foundations in Physical Therapy Examination Credits: 3
PT 512 - Introduction to Evidence Based Practice in PT Credits: 1
PT 513 - Clinical Science I Credits: 2
PT 515 - Professional Topics I Credits: 1
PT 517 - Clinical Kinesiology Credits: 3

PT 521 - Musculoskeletal ExaminationCredits: 4
PT 522 - Musculoskeletal InterventionsCredits: 4
PT 523 - Clinical Science II Credits: 3
PT 526 - Clinical Seminar I Credits: 2
PT 528 - Clinical Biomechanics Credits: 3

First five weeks…
PT 636 - Clinical Education I Credits: 4
Next eight weeks…
BMS 428 - Neurosciences Credits: 3
PT 510 - Lifespan Motor DevelopmentCredits: 2
PT 631 - Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy I Credits: 2
PT 632 - Integumentary Practice Management Credits: 2
PT 634 - Clinical Seminar II Credits: 1
STA 610 - Applied Statistics for Health Professions Credits: 3

 
 
 

Second Year

Fall ~ 17 credits

Winter ~ 15 credits

Spring/Summer ~ 13 credits

PT 610 - Research in Physical TherapyCredits: 2
PT 641 - Neuromuscular ExaminationCredits: 4
PT 642 - Interventions in Neuromuscular Physical Therapy Credits: 4
PT 643 - Clinical Science III Credits: 3
PT 644 - Clinical Seminar III Credits: 2
PT 647 - Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy II Credits: 2

First six weeks…
PT 656 - Clinical Education II Credits: 5
Next eight weeks…
PT 652 - Geriatric Practice ManagementCredits: 2
PT 655 - Professional Topics II Credits: 1
PT 657 - Teaching for Physical TherapistsCredits: 2
PT 661 - Exam and Intervention for Rehabilitation Credits: 4
PT 790 - Physical Therapy Research ICredits: 1

PSY 668 - Health Profession Disability Psychology Credits: 3
PT 651 - Spinal Exam and InterventionCredits: 4
PT 662 - Pediatric Practice ManagementCredits: 3
PT 665 - Professional Topics III Credits: 2
PT 790 - Physical Therapy I Research ICredits: 1

 
 
 

Third Year

Fall Courses ~ 12 credits

Winter Courses ~ 9 credits

Spring/Summer Courses ~ 6 credits…required

PT 675 - Clinical Education III Credits: 6
PT 677 - Clinical Education IV Credits: 6

PT 681 - Advanced Clinical Decision Making Credits: 2
PT 682 - Health and Wellness Credits: 3
PT 685 - Professional Topics IV Credits: 2
PT 793 - Physical Therapy Research IICredits: 2
Optional winter electives…
PT 684 - Advanced Topics: Sports Physical Therapy Credits: 3
PT 686 - Advanced Topics: Pediatric Physical Therapy Credits: 3
PT 687 - Advanced Topics: Spinal Manual Therapy Credits: 3
PT 688 - Advanced Topics: Neurologic Physical Therapy Credits: 3

PT 698 - Clinical Education V Credits: 6