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Graduate Admission Curriculum

A three year program resulting in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree.

Admission Requirements

First Professional Year
Fall - 17 Credits Spring - 17 Credits
Health Care Ethics 3 crs. Principles of Practice III -  Ethical, Moral, & Legal Issues 1 cr.
Foundational Skills/Lab 3 crs. Principles of Research 2 crs.
POP II - Social and Cultural Issues in PT 3 crs. Psychology of Illness & Disability/Lab 3 crs.
Anatomy I/Lab 4 crs. Anatomy II/Lab 4 crs.
Physiology I (Organismal Concentration) 3 crs. Physiology II 4 crs.
Histology 1 cr. Functional Kinesiology/Biomechanics /Lab I 3 crs.
Summer - 8 Credits
Exercise Physiology & Wellness 3 crs.
Examination Methods/Lab 3 crs.
Topics in Research 2 crs.
2nd Professional Year
Fall - 18 Credits Spring - 17 Credits
Neuroscience 4 crs. Topics in Pharmacology 3 crs.
Orthopedic Science I 3 crs. Orthopedic Science III/Lab 3 crs.
Orthopedic Science II/Lab 3 crs. Orthopedic Science IV/Lab 3 crs.
Therapeutic Modalities/Lab 3 crs. Clinical Neurologic Science I/Lab 3 crs.
Medical Sciences I 3 crs. Medical Sciences II 3 crs.
Principles of Practice IV - Patient Care & Education 2 crs. Prosthetics & Orthotics/Lab 2 crs.
Summer - 15 Credits
Clinical Education 4 cr
Clinical Neurologic Science II/Lab 3 crs.
Special Topics in Geriatrics 2 crs.
Ergonomics & Environmental Considerations/Lab 3 crs.
Pediatrics/Lab 3 crs.
3rd Professional Year
Fall - 17 Credits Spring - 10 credits
Differential Diagnosis in PT/Lab 2 crs. Clinical Education III 5 crs.
Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Science/Lab 3 crs. Clinical Education IV 5 crs.
Clinical Education II 4 crs.
Clinical Neurologic Science III/Lab 3 crs.
Clinical Neurologic Science IV/Lab 2 crs.
PT Management 3 crs.
Grand Rounds 0 crs
Summer - 9 Credits
Clinical Education V 9 crs

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