Curriculum

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Year 1

Spring 1

Courses Credit Hours
DPT 700 – Clinical Biomechanics 4
DPT 702 – Principles of Inquiry 2
DPT 722 – Professional Development 2
DPT 724 – Service Learning 1 1
DPT 750 – Life Span Continuum 1 3
DPT 752 – Tests, Measures & Mobility 4

Summer 1

Courses Credit Hours
DPT 704 – Human Anatomy 5
DPT 706 – Exercise Physiology 2
DPT 708 – Human Pathophysiology 4
DPT 726 – Part-Time Clinical Experience 1 1
DPT 754 – Burn and Wound Management 2

Fall 1

Courses Credit Hours
DPT 710 – Pharmacology 2
DPT 712 – Neuroscience 3
DPT 728 – Clinical Education 2
DPT 730 – Service Learning 2 1
DPT 756 – Therapeutic Exercise 1 3
DPT 760 – Hospital Based Practice 3
DPT 762 – Musculoskeletal Practice 3
DPT 764 – Clinical Reasoning 1 1

Year 2

Spring 2

Courses Credit Hours
DPT 714 – Motor Control 3
DPT 758 – Neurology Practice 3
DPT 766 – Therapeutic Exercise 2 3
DPT 768 – Cardiopulmonary Practice 3
DPT 770 – Orthotics/Prosthetics 2
DPT 800 – Full-Time Clinical Internship 1 (6 weeks) 3

Summer 2

Courses Credit Hours
DPT 732 – Part-Time Clinical Experience 2 1
DPT 772 – Lifespan Continuum 2 (pediatric) 3
DPT 776 – Lifespan Continuum 3 (musculoskeletal) 3
DPT 780 – Lifespan Continuum 4 (neurological) 3

Fall 2

Courses Credit Hours
DPT 734 – Service Learning 3 2
DPT 774 – Lifespan Continuum 5 (pediatric) 4
DPT 778 – Lifespan Continuum 6 (musculoskeletal) 4
DPT 782 – Lifespan Continuum 7 (neurological) 4
DPT 784 – Clinical Reasoning 2 1
DPT 790 – Imaging in PT Practice 2

Year 3

Spring 3

Courses Credit Hours
DPT 736 – Administration & Management 3
DPT 786 – Special Populations 4
DPT 788 – Clinical Reasoning 3 1
DPT 792 – Assistive & Adaptive Technology 1
DPT 797 – Independent Study (2 CH)
DPT 805 – Manual Therapy in Musculoskeletal Practice (1 CH)
DPT 806 – Special Topics in Acute Care Physical Therapy Practice (1 CH)
DPT 807 – Teaching and Learning (1 CH)
DPT 808 – Musculoskeletal Sonography in Physical Therapy Practice (1 CH)
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Summer 3

Courses Credit Hours
DPT 802 – Terminal Clinical Experience 1 (16 weeks) 8

Fall 3

Courses Credit Hours
DPT 794 – Licensure Preparation 1
DPT 804 – Terminal Clinical Experience 2 (16 weeks) 8