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Curriculum

pic_7 The Curriculum follows a regional/systems Approach. The students are taught the anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, evaluation and treatment of each region/system before progressing to the next body area or system.

The regions are (in order of instruction):

  • Hip
  • Knee
  • Foot/Ankle
  • Spine
  • Shoulder
  • Elbow, Wrist and Hand
Semester I - 28 sem. hrs.

PT 6120 - Evidence Based Practice I
PT 6131 - Clinical Pathophysiology
PT 6230 - Neuromuscular Physiology
PT 6240 - Clinical Medicine I
PT 6250 - Therapeutic Interventions
PT 6253 - Orthotic and Prosthetic Interventions
PT 6270 - Research Methods I
PT 6300 - Physical Therapy Fundamentals
PT 6352 - Physical Agent Interventions
PT 6410 - Anatomy I
PT 6601 - Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy I – Lower Member

Semester II - 28 sem. hrs.

PT 6121 - Evidence Based Practice II
PT 6151 - Pharmacology for Physical Therapists
PT 6204 - Diagnostic Imaging and Procedures
PT 6241 - Clinical Medicine II
PT 6271 - Research Methods II
PT 6402 - Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy II – Spine
PT 6503 - Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy III – Upper Member
PT 6511 - Anatomy II
PT 6660 - Physical Therapy Practice I

Semester III - 32 sem. hrs.

PT 6107 - Emerging Topics in Physical Therapy
PT 6142 - Clinical Medicine III
PT 6172 - Research Methods III
PT 6209 - Primary Care Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy
PT 6212 - Neuroanatomy
PT 6280 - Executive Leadership and Management
PT 6281 - Physical Therapy in Deployed Environments
PT 6282 - Injury Control and Prevention
PT 6306 - Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy
PT 6308 - Lifespan Physical Therapy
PT 6313 - Neuroscience
PT 6333 - Clinical Exercise Physiology
PT 6354 - Advanced Therapeutic Interventions
PT 6405 - Neuromuscular Physical Therapy

Semester IV - 36 sem. hrs.

PT 6V98 - Physical Therapy Internship

Total - 124 sem. hrs.