Fall - Semester 1
DPT 500 Gross Anatomy & Histology 5
DPT 503 Applied Physiology for Physical Therapy 5
DPT 504 Practice Management I 3
DPT 508 Physical Therapy Procedures I 4
DPT 522 Foundations of Clinical Practice 1
  Total Credits 18
Spring - Semester 2
DPT 502 Kinesiology 4
DPT 509 Foundations of Clinical Exam & Evaluation 4
DPT 516 Musculoskeletal PT Practice I 3
DPT 520 Neuromuscular PT Practice I 3
DPT 528 Cardiopulmonary PT Practice I 3
DPT 512 Critical Inquiry I 1
DPT 523 Clinical Practice I 1
  Total Credits 19
Summer - Semester 3
DPT 505 Practice Management II 3
DPT 513 Critical Inquiry II 3
DPT 524 Clinical Practice II 6
DPT 530 Pharmacological Management for PT Practice 2
  Total Credits 14
Fall - Semester 4
DPT 616 Musculoskeletal PT Practice II 4
DPT 620 Neuromuscular PT Practice II 4
DPT 629 Cardiopulmonary PT Practice II 4
DPT 622 Clinical Practice III 1
DPT 613 Critical Inquiry III 1
  Total Credits 14
Spring - Semester 5
DPT 608 Physical Therapy Procedures II 4
DPT 617 Musculoskeletal PT Practice III 4
DPT 621 Neuromuscular PT Practice III 4
DPT 631 Multiple Systems Influence within PT Practice 4
DPT 614 Critical Inquiry IV 1
  Total Credits 17
Summer - Semester 6
DPT 604 Practice Management III 3
DPT 624 Clinical Practice IV 6
DPT 632 PT Practice through the Lifespan 4
  Total Credits 13
Fall - Semester 7 (8 Weeks)
DPT 713 Critical Inquiry V 1
DPT 710 Comprehensive Clinical Practice 4
DPT 724 Clinical Practice V (October - January) 8
DPT 806 Elective 2
DPT 700 ISLE (International Service Learning Experience) [1]
  Total Credits 15
Spring - Semester 8
DPT 725 Clinical Practice VI (January - April) 8
DPT 714 Critical Inquiry VI 2
DPT 810 Comprehensive Examination 1
  Total Credits 11
     
  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