DPT Curriculum

DPT Curriculum Map

Fall-Year 1, Term 1

Course Title Credits
DPT 5000 Clinical Physiology 4
DPT 5100 Foundations for PT Practice 1
DPT 5110 Clinical Symposium I 1
DPT 5120 Psychosocial Aspects of PT 3
DPT 5140 Teaching and Learning 2
DPT 5200 Human Anatomy I 4
DPT 5300 Introduction to Research 3
DPT 5500 PT Tests and Measures 3
Total Semester Credit Hours 21

Spring-Year 1, Term 2

Course Title Credits
DPT 5020 Clinical Pathophysiology 4
DPT 5160 Ethics and Morality in Clinical Practice 1
DPT 5180 Documentation for PT 1
DPT 5220 Human Anatomy II 4
DPT 5400 Biomechanics 3
DPT 5520 Foundations of Acute Care & Patient Care Skills 3
DPT 5540 Biophysical Agents 3
DPT 5600 Functional Neuroanatomy 3
Total Semester Credit Hours 22

Summer-Year 1, Term 3

Course Title Credits
DPT 5560 Exercise Principles & Prescription 3
DPT 5580 Health and Wellness 2
DPT 5700 Exercise Physiology 3
DPT 5800 Geriatrics and Aging 2
Total Semester Credit Hours 10

Fall-Year 2, Term 1

Course Title Credits
DPT 6000 Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy I 5
DPT 6100 Adult Neurological Physical Therapy 4
DPT 6200 Health Care Policy in Clinical Practice 2
DPT 6220 Clinical Symposium II 1
DPT 6300 Research Design I 1
DPT 6400 Medical Screening for Referral 3
DPT 6500 Gait and Movement Analysis 2
DPT 6600 Wound Care 2
DPT 6900 Clinical Education Experience I 1
Total Semester Credit Hours 21

Spring-Year 2, Term 2

Course Title Credits
DPT 6020 Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy II 5
DPT 6120 Pediatric Physical Therapy 4
DPT 6320 Research Design II 1
DPT 6700 Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy 3
DPT 6800 Pharmacology for Physical Therapy 3
DPT 6820 Diagnostic Imaging & Clinical Electrophysiology 3
DPT 6920 Clinical Education Experience II 1
Total Semester Credit Hours 20

Summer-Year 2, Term 3

Course Title Credits
DPT 6840 Nutrition for Physical Therapy 2
DPT 6940 Clinical Education Practicum I 5
Total Semester Credit Hours 7

Fall-Year 3, Term 1

Course Title Credits
DPT 7100 Leadership for Health Professionals 2
DPT 7130 Business Management for PT 3
DPT 7200 Prosthetics & Orthotics 3
DPT 7240 Physical Therapy for Select Populations 2
DPT 7300 Research Design III 2
DPT 7500 Clinical Symposium III 2
DPT 7600 Comprehensive Exam 1
DPT 7700 Clinical Practicum II 3
Total Semester Credit Hours 18

Spring-Year 3, Term 2

Course Title Credits
DPT 7700 Clinical Practicum II 3
DPT 7720 Clinical Practicum III 6
Total Semester Credit Hours 9
   
Total Credit Hours 128
VIEW MORE

Graduate Commencement Ceremony

The Winter Commencement Ceremony for students in Methodist University Graduate Programs.

Baccalaureate Service

Prior to graduation, a Baccalaureate Service will take place at 10:30 a.m. in Huff Concert Hall, where Dr. James Howell will deliver the baccalaureate...

Graduation

This is the undergraduate Winter Commencement ceremony.

Admission by ticket only until 1:55 p.m.

View the Graduation Webcast here!...