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DPT I
Course Number Course Name Semester Hours
Fall Semester
PHYT 7111 Introduction to Patient/Client Management 2 hrs
PHYT 7113 Professional Communication and Education 2 hrs
PHYT 7114 Evidence in Practice 2 hrs
PHYT 7115 Musculoskeletal Examination 2 hrs
PHYT 7116 Human Gross Anatomy 6 hrs
PHYT 7210 Kinesiology and Applications of Exercise 3 hrs
Total 17 hrs
Spring Semester
PHYT 7070 Therapeutic Exercise 3 hrs
PHYT 7122 Neuroscience 5 hrs
PHYT 7123 Physical Agents 2 hrs
PHYT 7124 Pathology of Musculoskeletal System 3 hrs
PHYT 7125 Physical Therapy Management of Musculoskeletal Disorders of the Lower Extremity 3 hrs
PHYT 7126 Physical Therapy Management of Musculoskeletal Disorders of the Upper Extremity 3 hrs
Total 19 hrs
Summer Semester
PHYT 7131 Physical Therapy Management of Musculoskeletal Disorders of the Spine 4 hrs
PHYT 7132 Electrotherapeutic Modalities 2 hrs
PHYT 7133 Clinical Education I 4 hrs
Total 10 hrs
DPT II
Course Number Course Name Semester Hours
Fall Semester
PHYT 7222 Physical Therapy Management of Medical/Surgical Conditions II 3 hrs
PHYT 7212 Critical Inquiry 3 hrs
PHYT 7213 Physical Therapy Management of Medical/Surgical Conditions I 2 hrs
PHYT 7215 Physical Therapy Management of Patients with Neurological Dysfunction I 4 hrs
PHYT 7216 Human Growth and Development across the Lifespan 3 hrs
PHYT 7233 Clinical Applications 1 hr
PHYT 7234 Developing a Case Report 1 hr
Total 17 hrs
Spring Semester
PHYT 7221 Psychosocial Aspects of Disability 2 hrs
PHYT 7211 Physical Therapy Management of Cardiopulmonary Dysfunction 4 hrs
PHYT 7223 Physical Therapy Management of Adults and Elders with Neurological Dysfunction II 4 hrs
PHYT 7224 Physical Therapy Management of Infants, Children and Adolescents with Neurological Dysfunction III 4 hrs
PHYT 7225 Physical Therapy Management of Medical/Surgical Conditions III 3 hrs
PHYT 7226 Research Investigation 2 hrs
Total 19 hrs
Summer Semester
PHYT 7231 Clinical Education II 4 hrs
PHYT 7232 Clinical Education III 5 hrs
Total 9 hrs
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DPT III
Course Number Course Name Semester Hours
Fall Semester
PHYT 7303 Advanced Clinical Orthopedics 3 hrs
PHYT 7311 Administration in Physical Therapy 3 hrs
PHYT 7312 Movement Disorders 2 hrs
PHYT 7313 Differential Diagnosis in Physical Therapy 2 hrs
PHYT 7315 Applied Patient/Client Management 2 hrs
PHYT 7316 Licensure Preparation I 1 hr
Electives (see below) 6 hrs
Total 19 hrs
Elective course offerings may include the following; not all courses are offered yearly.
PHYT 7301 Advanced Clinical Practice: Adult Neurorehabilitation 3 hrs
PHYT 7302 Advanced Clinical Practice: Geriatric Neurorehabilitation 3 hrs
PHYT 7304 Advanced Neurorehabilitation Management Principles for Children with Movement Disorders 3 hrs
PHYT 7305 Advanced Manual Therapy 3 hrs
PHYT 7306 Advanced Sports Physical Therapy 3 hrs
PHYT 7334 Advanced Research Investigation 3 hrs
PHYT 7450 Physical Therapy in the Public Health Arena 3 hrs
PHYT 7660 Advanced Clinically Oriented Anatomy 3 hrs
PHYT 7997r Individual Studies 1-3 hrs
Spring Semester
PHYT 7332 Clinical Education IV 9 hrs
PHYT 7333 Licensure Preparation II 1 hr
Total 10 hrs
TOTAL PROGRAM HOURS 120 hrs

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