DPT Curriculum

The DPT program consists of 101 credits of graduate course work, five clinical internships, a patient case study, and successful defense of case study.

Fall Semester, Year 1 PTOT 5512 (2 credits) Professional Communication
PTOT 5513 (2 credits) Physical Therapy Professions
BIOL 5574/L (5 credits) Human Anatomy with lab - Physical Therapy Emphasis
BIOL 5586/L (5 credits) Human Systemic Physiology with lab
PTOT 6623/6643 (4 credits) Physical Agents with lab
Spring Semester, Year 1 PTOT 5501 (4 credits) Clinical Kinesiology
PTOT 5502 (5 credits) Clinical Neuroscience
PTOT 6606 (3 credits) Clinical Therapeutic Exercise
PTOT 6620/6640 (3 credits) Clinical Procedures with lab
PTOT 6621/6641 (3 credits) Manual Evaluation & Treatment with lab
PTOT 6618 (1 credit) Clinical Practicum
Summer Semester, Year 1 PTOT 5514 (4 credits) Research Methodologies
PTOT 6608 (3 credits) Pharmacology for Physical and Occupational Therapists
PTOT 6631 (3 credits) Clinical Affiliation I
Fall Semester, Year 2 PTOT 6616 (1 credit) Professional Project
PTOT 6617 (1-2 credits) Research Practicum
PTOT 6618 (1 credit) Clinical Practicum
PTOT 6622/6642L
(5 credits)
Musculo-Skeletal System Management with lab
PTOT 6624 (5 credits) Cardiac and Pulmonary System Management
PTOT 6632 (3 credits) Clinical Affiliation II
Spring Semester, Year 2 PTOT 6616 (1 credit) Professional Project
PTOT 6619 (1 credit) Clinical Practicum
PTOT 6626/6646L
(6 credits)
Neurological Systems Management with lab
PTOT 7715 (3 credits) Resource Management
Summer Semester, Year 2 PTOT 7733 (5 credits) Clinical Affiliation III
PTOT 6616 (1 credit) Professional Project
Fall Semester, Year 3 PTOT 6616 (1 credit) Professional Project
PTOT 6619 (1 credit) Clinical Practicum
PTOT 7725 (4 credits) Multi-Systems Management
PTOT 7727 (1 credit) Geriatric Management
PTOT 7728 (4 credits) Lifespan Development
Spring Semester, Year 3 PTOT 7734 (5 credits) Clinical Affiliation IV
PTOT 7735 (5 credits) Clinical Affiliation V
PTOT 6648 (1 credit) Graduate Special Topics (Elective)

Course descriptions are available in the current graduate academic catalog.