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Curriculum

Doctor of Physical Therapy Course Sequence*

Term Course # Year 1 Courses Credit Hours
Summer AHPT 800 Human Anatomy 7
Fall
AHPT 810 Exercise Physiology 3
  AHPT 812 Clinical Medicine  I 3
  AHPT 814 Patient Management I 4
  AHPT 816 Theory and Practice I 4
Spring AHPT 818 Neuroscience 2
  AHPT 820 Kinesiology/Biomechanics 3
  AHPT 824 Clinical Medicine  II 3
  AHPT 826 Patient Management II 4
  AHPT 828 Theory and Practice II 4
  AHPT 829 Research/Scientific Inquiry I 2
Summer AHPT 830 Clinical Internship I 9
    YEAR 1 TOTAL 48
Term Course # Year 2 Courses Credit Hours
Fall AHPT 840

Management of Special Populations

  • Orthotics
  • Prosthetics
  • Advanced Specialty Topics

 

3
  AHPT 842 Professional Affairs 2
  AHPT 844 Neuromuscular Development and Control I 4
  AHPT 846 Differential Diagnosis/Imaging 3
  AHPT 848 Pharmacology 2
  AHPT 850 Psychosocial Elements of Illness and Disability 2
Spring AHPT 860 Advanced Orthopedics 4
  AHPT 862 Clinical Medicine III 3
  AHPT 864 Health Policy and Administration 3
  AHPT 866 Neuromuscular Development and Control II 4
  AHPT 867 Principles of Teaching & Learning 2
  AHPT 868 Research/Scientific  Inquiry II 2
Summer AHPT 870 Clinical Internship II 10
    YEAR 2 TOTAL 44
Term Course # Year 3 Courses Credit Hours
Fall AHPT 880 Cardiopulmonary Patient Care Management 4
  AHPT 882 Comprehensive Patient Care 3
  AHPT 884 Pediatrics 4
  AHPT 886 Preventative Health and Wellness 3
  AHPT 888 Research/Scientific Inquiry III 2
Spring AHPT 890 Clinical Internship III 10
  AHPT 892 Research/Scientific Inquiry IV 2
    YEAR 3 TOTAL 28
Total Curriculum 120

* Subject to change

Course Fees

Year One

  • AHPT 800 Anatomy- $500 Lab/Cadaver Fees
  • AHPT 816 Theory and Practice I -$75*
  • AHPT 826 Patient Management II - $75*
  • AHPT 826 Theory and Practice II - $75*

Year Two

  • AHPT 844 Neuromuscular Development and Control I- $140^
  • AHPT 860 Advanced Orthopedics - $140^

Year Three

  • AHPT 884 Pediatrics - $75*

*General Clinical Fee =$75
^Advanced Practice Fee=$140