Doctorate in Physical Therapy Curriculum - 2024

Physical Therapy Curriculum: First Year - Class of 2024

For course descriptions, see Health Science Center Bulletin.

Summer Credits
HAY 515  Foundations of Kinesiology 1.0
HBA 540 — Human Anatomy for Physical Therapists 5.0
HAY 560 — Professional Practice I: Foundations 2.0
Total Credits 8.0

 

Fall Credits
HAY 500 — Neuroscience for Physical Therapy 4.0
HAY 517 — Exercise Physiology 1.0
HAY 518 — Foundations of Exercise and Movement in PT 3.5
HAY 519 — Kinesiology 4.5
HAY 526 — Clinical Medicine and Pharmacology I 4.5
HAY 544 — Biophysical Agents in Physical Therapy 3.0
Total Credits 20.5

 

Spring Credits
HAY 512 — Prosthetics and Orthotics in PT 3.0
HAY 552 — Research Methods for PTs 3.0
HAY 534 — Motor Learning and Motor Control 3.0
HAY 527 — Foundations of Patient Care 4.0
HAY 528 — Clinical Medicine and Pharmacology II 5.0
HAY 543 — Integumentary & Vascular Physical Therapy 2.0
Total Credits 20.0

 

Physical Therapy Curriculum: Second Year - Class of 2024

Summer Credits
HAY 507 — Orthopedic Physical Therapy 1 2
HAY 501 — Growth and Development Across the Lifespan 3
HAY 504 — Neurological Physical Therapy I 2
Total Credits 7

 

Fall Credits
HAY 589 — Case Studies I 1.0
HAY 505 — Neurological Physical Therapy II 2.0
HAY 620 — Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy I 2.0
HAY 513 — Orthopedic Physical Therapy II 2.0
HAY 561   Professional Practice II: Clinical Education 1.5
HAY 595 — Clinical Education I (full-time during last 8 weeks of the semester) 8.0
Total Credits 16.5

 

Spring Credits
HAY 502 — Psychosocial Aspects of Disability 2.0
HAY 506 — Neurological Physical Therapy III 4.5
HAY 508 — Orthopedic Physical Therapy III 4.0
HAY 509 — Pediatric Physical Therapy 4.5
HAY 557 — Introduction to Evidence Based Practice 1.5
Total Credits 16.5

 

Physical Therapy Curriculum: Third Year - Class of 2024

Summer Credits
HAY 692 — Clinical Education II 9.0
Total Credits 9.0

 

Fall Credits
HAY 524 — Health, Wellness, and Prevention in PT 2.0
HAY 525 — Advanced Therapeutic Exercise 3.0
HAY 558 — Evidence Based Practice Seminar 2.0
HAY 621 — Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy II 2.0
HAY 545 — Ethics and Health Care for Physical Therapists 2.0
HAY 602 — Issues in Health Care Administration 3.0
HBA 542 — Advanced Human Anatomy for Physical Therapists 0.0
HBA 590 —Case Studies II 1.0
Total Credits 15.0

 

Spring  (Modules 4-8) Credits
HAY 693 — Clinical Education III 8.0
HAY 694 — Clinical Education IV 10.0
Total Credits 18.0

 

Total Credits for Graduating Class of 2024

Classroom Credits

95.5

Clinical Credits

35 (35 weeks)

Total

130.5