School of Health Sciences Physical Therapy

t-DPT Curriculum

Year I
Fall Semester

Course

Course Title

Credits

PHTH 718 Clinical Pathophysiology

3

PHAR 720 Medical Pharmacology

2

PHTH 782 Critical Evaluation of Literature

1

 

Total Credit Hours

6



Spring Semester

Course

Course Title

Credits

PHTH 784 Evidence Based Practice in Physical Therapy

1

PHTH 722 Diagnostic Imaging

1

PHTH 735 Motor Control

3

 

Total Credit Hours

5



Year II
Summer Semester

Course

Course Title

Credits

PHTH 747 Evidence-Based Clinical Decision Making

2

PHTH 720 Differential Diagnosis

3

 

Total Credit Hours

5



Fall Semester

Course

Course Title

Credits

PHTH 785 Independent Clinical Project in Physical Therapy

2

PHTH 752 Clinical Application of Diagnostic Imaging

1

PHTH 707 Health Promotion in Physical Therapy

2

 

Total Credit Hours

5



Spring Semester

Course

Course Title

 Credits 

PHTH 713

Ethical Decision Making &
Leadership in Physical Therapy Practice

3

PHTH 708 Teaching in Physical Therapy

1

 

Total Credit Hours

4


*All course titles & credits are subject to change

For information regarding the t-DPT Program, please contact:
  • Patti Berg-Poppe, PT, PhD, MA, NCS, Assoc. Professor - Transitional Doctorate Program Director
  • Becca Jordre, PT, DPT, Asst. Professor - Chair of PT Admissions
  • Lana Svien, PT, Ph.D., MA, Professor - PT Program Chairperson