Curriculum Sequence

FALL (SEMESTER 1)

  Course Credits
DPT500 Gross Anatomy & Histology 5
DPT503 Applied Physiology for Physical Therapy 5
DPT504 Practice Management I 3
DPT508 Physical Therapy Procedures I 4
DPT522 Foundations of Clinical Practice 1
  Total 18

 


SPRING (SEMESTER 2)

  Course Credits
DPT502 Kinesiology 4
DPT509 Foundations of Clin Exam and Eval 5
DPT516 Musculoskeletal PT Practice I 3
DPT520 Neuromuscular PT Practice I 3
DPT528 Cardiopulmonary PT Practice I 3
DPT512 Critical Inquiry I 1
  Total 17




SUMMER (SEMESTER 3)

  Course Credits
DPT524 Clinical Practice III (May-June) 4
DPT505 Practice Management II 3
DPT513 Critical Inquiry II 3
  Total 10




FALL (SEMESTER 4)

  Course Credits
DPT604 Health Care Policy & Issues in P.T. 3
DPT616 Musculoskeletal PT Practice II 4
DPT620 Neuromuscular PT Practice II 4
DPT628 Cardiopulmonary PT Practice I 3
DPT622 Clinical Practice III 1
DPT600 ISLE (International Service Learning Exp) [1]
  Total 15




SPRING (SEMESTER 5)

  Course Credits
DPT608 Physical Therapy Procedures II 4
DPT617 Musculoskeletal PT Practice III 4
DPT621 Neuromuscular PT Practice III 4
DPT629 Cardiopulmonary PT Practice II 4
DPT623 Critical Inquiry I 1
  Total 17




SUMMER (SEMESTER 6)

  Course Credits
DPT624 Clinical Practice VI (July-August) 6
DPT704 Administration & Management in P.T. 2
DPT712 Foundations of Clinical Research II 2
  Total 10




FALL (SEMESTER 7)

  Course Credits
DPT708 Integrated Physical Therapy Practice for
Multiple System
4
DPT713 Critical Inquiry II 3
DPT732 Physical Therapy Practice on an
Interprofessional Team
3
DPT724 Clinical Practice V (Oct-Jan) 8
DPT804-806 Special Topic Electives 3 per course
  Total 21




SPRING (SEMESTER 8)

  Course Credits
DPT725 Clinical Practice VI (Jan-April) 8
DPT714 Critical Inquiry III 3
DPT810 Comprehensive Examination 1
  Total 12
     
  Total Program Credits 121

 

 

 

 

Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Alvernia University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org. If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 610-568-1546 or email christopher.wise@alvernia.edu.


For more information regarding the process of accreditation, please contact the:

Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
1111 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 703-706-3245
Email: accreditation@apta.org

DPT Doctor of Physical Therapy