Entry- Level Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Course Schedule:

Courses are offered on a trimester format.

Year One (33 Credits) 

Summer Credits:
BI 542 Gross Anatomy I (4)
PT 540 Overview of Physical Therapy Profession (2)
PT 544 Introduction to Critical Inquiry (3)
Total: 9 

Fall Credits:
BI 532 Biomechanics and Kinesiology (3)
BI 533 Neuroscience (3)
PT 541 Basic Principles of Physical Therapy (4)
PT 546 Clinical Education Seminar I (2)
Total: 12 

Winter/Spring Credits: 
BI 538 Physiology of Exercise (3)
PT 564 MS Assessment and Tx I (4)
PT 556 Clinical Education Seminar II (2)
PT 611 Motor Learning and Control (2)
Total: 11 

Year Two (31 Credits) 

Summer Credits: 
PT 562 Clinical Medicine: Musculoskeletal Mgmt. (4)
PT 614 MS Assessment and Tx II (4)
PT 560 Physical Agents, Mechanical and Electrotherapeutic Modalities (2)
PT 862 Physical Therapy Pharmocology (2)
Total: 12 

Fall Credits: 
PT 621 Cardiopulmonary Assessment and Tx (4)
PT 566 Clinical Education Seminar III (1)
PT 624 NM Assessment and Tx I (4) PT 623 Teaching and Learning (1)
Total: 10 

Winter/Spring Credits: 
PT 638 Basic Clinical Affiliation* (3)
PT 634 NM Assessment and Tx II (4)
PT 639 Research I (3)
Total: 10

Year Three (29 Credits) 

Summer Credits: 
PT 742 Special Topics in Physical Therapy I (2)
PT 616 Clinical Education Seminar IV (1)
PT 882 Diagnostic Imaging (2)
PT 846 Advanced Principles of Physical Therapy (3)
Total: 8 

Fall Credits: 
PT 758 Advanced Clinical Affiliation I (4)
PT 844 Advanced Clinical Seminar (3)
PT 884 Medical Screening (2)
PT 842 Special Topics in PT II (2)
Total: 11 

Winter/Spring Credits: 
PT 740 Physical Therapy Administration and Management (2)
PT 768 Advanced Clinical Affiliation II (3)
PT 779 Research II (3)
Total: 8 

Year Four (8 Credits) 
Summer Credits: 
PT 770 Professional Development (2)
PT 798 Advanced Affiliation III Clinical (4)
PT 860 Health Promotion and Wellness (2)
Total: 8