Post-Professional DPT Curriculum

Core Courses (24 credits)
PTE 714 Imaging Analysis in PT Practice (2)

PHI 613 Bioethics (3)

PTE 730 Motor Control/Motor Learning (3)

PTE 802 Advanced Regional Anatomy: Neural Correlates (2)

PTE 731 Pathophysiology/Differential Diagnosis I (3)

PTE 741 Pathophysiology/Differential Diagnosis II (3)

PTE 762 Medical Pharmacology (2)

MGT 701 Health Services Organizations (3)

PSY 627 Multivariate Statistical Methods for the Behavioral Sciences (3)

 

Electives
PTE 800 Advanced Topics in Geriatrics (2)

PTE 801 Vestibular Rehabilitation (2)

PTE 802 Advanced Regional Anatomy

  • Section 1 – Upper quarter (2)
  • Section 2 – Lower quarter (2)
  • Section 3 – Spine (2)
  • Section 4 – Neural Correlates (2)

PTE 803 Advanced Topics in Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy

  • Section 1 – Sports Physical Therapy (2)
  • Section 2 – Manual Techniques in Physical Therapy (2)
  • Section 3 – Ergonomic Assessment and Intervention (2) (NOT currently offered)

PTE 804 Advanced Topics in Pediatrics (2)

PBH 756 Introduction to Public Health (3)

PBH 720 Epidemiology (3)

HLH 750 Programming Approaches in Wellness/Health Promotion (3)

PBH 775 Principles and Skills of Public Health Administration (3)

PSY 703 Human Growth and Development (3)

MGT 711 Measurement and Management of Quality in Health Care (3)

 

AREAS OF CONCENTRATION

Neuromuscular Track (6 credits)
PTE 801 Vestibular Rehabilitation (2)

PTE 873 Patient Management: Advanced Differential Diagnosis (2)

PLUS one of the following courses:

PTE 804 Advanced Topics in Pediatric Physical Therapy (2)

PTE 802 Advanced Regional Anatomy (2)

 

Orthopedic Track (6 credits)
PTE 803 Advanced Topics in Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy (any two of the four below)

  • Section 1 – Sports Physical Therapy (2)
  • Section 2 – Manual Techniques in Physical Therapy (2)
  • Section 3 – Ergonomic Assessment and Intervention (2) (NOT currently offered)

PTE 802 Advanced Regional Anatomy (2)

PTE 873 Patient Management: Advanced Differential Diagnosis (2)

 

Lifespan Track (6 credits)
PTE 713 Human Development across the Lifespan (2)

PTE 873 Patient Management: Advanced Differential Diagnosis (2)

PLUS one of the following:

PTE 800 Advanced Topics in Geriatric Physical Therapy (2)

PTE 804 Advanced Topics in Pediatric Physical Therapy (2)

 

Public Health/Administration Track (6 credits)
PBH 756 Introduction to Public Health (3)

PLUS one of the following

PBH 720 Epidemiology (3)

HLH 750 Programming Approaches in Wellness/Health Promotion (3)

PBH 775 Principles and Skills of Public Health Administration (3)

PSY 614 Behavior Management & Change (3)

MGT 711 Measurement and Management of Quality  in Health Care (3)

 

Research Track (6 credits)
PTE 760 Management of Research Projects (2)

PTE 873 Patient Management: Advanced Differential Diagnosis (2)

PTE 880 Research and Outcome Analysis: Completion and Presentations (2)

 

Class Schedule:  Course offerings may vary depending upon availability and enrollment.  Minimum course enrollment is six students.   

Summer
PTE 730 Motor Control/Motor Learning (3)

PTE 731 Pathophysiology/Differential Diagnosis I (3)

PTE 801 Vestibular Rehabilitation (2)

PTE 803 Advanced Topics in Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy – Sports Physical Therapy (2)

PTE 802 Advanced Regional Anatomy – variable sections (2)

Fall
PTE 714 Imaging Analysis in Physical Therapy Practice (2)

PTE 741 Pathophysiology/Differential Diagnosis II (3)

PTE 762 Medical Pharmacology (2)

PTE 764 Patient Management: Exercise Physiology, Nutrition, and Wellness (3)

PSY 745 Statistics and Research Design (3)

MGT 701 Health Services Organizations (3)

PTE 800 Advanced Topics in Geriatrics (2)

PTE 803 Advanced Topics in Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy - Manual Techniques (2)

Spring
PTE 802 Advanced Regional Anatomy – variable sections (2)

PTE 803 Advanced Topics in Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy - Ergonomic Assessment and Intervention (2) (NOT currently offered)

PTE 804 Advanced Topics in Pediatrics (2)