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Curriculum

The entry-level curriculum will consist of 122 credit  hours over 33 months (eight (8) semesters) or four (4) academic years  (PT1 to PT4). It will include 44 weeks of professional practice  education with 30 weeks of clinical education under the direct  supervision of licensed physical therapists and 14 weeks of experiential  opportunity to practice in an emerging role of physical therapist under  the supervision of a qualified preceptor. The Entry Level DPT Program  will use a problem-based learning (PBL) approach.

The curriculum plan includes  five (5) main threads – Professional Reflection, Physical Therapy  Reasoning, Patient/Client Management, Foundational Sciences and  Professional Topics. Professional Practice opportunities are integrated  throughout the curriculum.

 

Plan of Study 2017