Degree Plan

The DPT program delivers a contemporary and evidence-based curriculum using faculty and contributors that are dedicated educators, clinicians, researchers, and leaders in the profession. They facilitate student learning and professional growth with student-centered active learning experiences, modeled clinical and scholarly excellence and steadfast professionalism. Using a blended learning model, our curriculum combines the best aspects of online learning activities and interactions, hands-on laboratory sessions, and collaborative clinical education experiences into an innovative and dynamic learning experience. The curriculum is anchored by contemporary and evidence-based curricular content powered by the Evidence in Motion (EIM) Learning Academy.

 

Year One

Term Course# Title Credits
SP 1 DPT 6400 Physical Therapy Fundamentals 4
SP 1 DPT 6390 Movement Sciences 3
SP 1 DPT 6300 Human Physiology 3
SP 1 DPT 6410 Human Anatomy I 4
SP 1 DPT 6100 Professional Competencies I 1
SP 1 DPT 6200  Evidence Based Practice I 2
SP 1 DPT 6310 Health Promotion and Fitness Management 3
SP 1 DPT 6430 Human Anatomy II 4
      24 hours

 

Term Course# Title Credits
SU 1 DPT 6500 Musculoskeletal Practice I 5
SU 1 DPT 6331 Therapeutic Interventions I 3
SU 1 DPT 6450 Clinical Neuroscience 4
SU 1 DPT 6220 Bracing, Orthotics & Prosthetics 2
SU 1 DPT 6440 Musculoskeletal Practice II 4
SU 1 DPT 6230 Evidence Based Practice II 2
SU 1 DPT 6210 Therapeutic Interventions II 2
      22 hours

 

Term Course# Title Credits
FA 1 DPT 6510 Musculoskeletal Practice III 5
FA 1 DPT 6320 Neuromuscular Practice I 3
FA 1 DPT 6380 Management of the Aging Adult 3
FA 1 DPT 6470 Cardiopulmonary Practice 4
FA 1 DPT 6460 Musculoskeletal Practice IV 4
FA 1 DPT 6340 Neuromuscular Practice II 3
FA 1 DPT 6240 Mindful Patient Management 2
      24 hours

 

Year Two

Term Course# Title Credits
SP 2 DPT 6810 Physical Therapy Practice I 8
SP 2 DPT 6530 Management of Complex Patients 5
SP 2 DPT 6350 Management of the Pediatric Patient 3
SP 2 DPT 6280 Advanced Diagnostics 2
SP 2 DPT 6260 Pharmacology 2
      20 hours

 

Term Course# Title Credits
SU 2 DPT 6360 Advanced Patient Management 3
SU 2 DPT 6250 Integrative Pain Sciences 2
SU 2 DPT 6820 Physical Therapy Practice II 8
SU 2 DPT 6290 Primary Care Physical Therapy 2
SU 2 DPT 6370 Business Management & Entrepreneurship 3
SU 2 DPT 6110 Capstone I 1
      19 hours

 

Term Course# Title Credits
FA 2 DPT 6270 Professional Competencies II 2
FA 2 DPT 6V10 Physical Therapy Practice III 15
FA 2 DPT 6120 Capstone II 1
      18 hours