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Arnold School of Public Health

Course Listing

Please find the specific courses that will be taken each semester of our 3 year Doctor of Physical Therapy program below.

Course Listing

Fall Year 01  
PHYT 701 Human Musculoskeletal and Gross Anatomy 5
PHYT 731 Mechanisms of Motor Skill Performance 3
PHYT 740 Professional Issues in Physical Therapy 2
PHYT 753 Research Proposal Development 1
PHYT 782 Functional Anatomy 4
PHYT 785 Seminar in Physical Therapy 1
Spring Year 01  
PHYT 702 Musculoskeletal and Gross Anatomy Dissection 3
PHYT 720 Fundamentals of Physical Therapy 4
PHYT 750 Orthopedic Physical Therapy I 4
PHYT 761 Pain Mechanisms and Treatment in PT 2
PHYT 754 Manual Therapy I 3
PHYT 785 Seminar in Physical Therapy 1
Summer Year 01  
PHYT 741 Clinical Documentation in Physical Therapy 1
PHYT 751 Orthopedic Physical Therapy II 3
PHYT 759 Therapeutic Exercise 2
PHYT 763 Biophysical Agents in Physical Therapy 1
PHYT 850 Clinical Experience in Physical Therapy I 6
Fall Year 02  
EXSC 780 Physiology of Exercise 3
PHPH 750 Fundamental Neuroscience I 4
PHYT 721 Health Promotion & Wellness in PT 2
PHYT 756 Integumentary Physical Therapy 2
PHYT 785 Seminar in Physical Therapy 1
PHYT 788 Evidence-Based Practice in Physical Therapy 2
PHYT 815 Management of a PT Practice 2
Spring Year 02  
PHYT 757 Pharmacology for the Physical Therapist 2
PHYT 760 Orthotics and Prosthetics 2
PHYT 765 Geriatric Physical Therapy 2
PHYT 770 Acute Care Physical Therapy 3
PHYT 785 Seminar in Physical Therapy 1
PHYT 807 Neuroplasticity and Genetics 1
PHYT 809 Neuromuscular Assessment and Treatment I 3
PUBH 678 Transforming Health Care for the Future 1
Summer Year 02  
PHYT 766 Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy 3
PHYT 806 Differential Diagnosis & Clinical Reasoning in PT 2
PHYT 851 Clinical Experience in Physical Therapy II 6
PHYT 888 Research Project 1
Fall Year 03  
PHYT 755 Orthopedic Integration 4
PHYT 785 Seminar in Physical Therapy 1
PHYT 810 Neuromuscular Assessment & Treatment II 4
PHYT 811 Pediatric Physical Therapy 3
PUBH 700 Perspectives in Public Health 3
Spring Year 03  
PHYT 852 Clinical Experience in Physical Therapy III 9
PHYT 888 Research Project* var
Summer Year 03  
PHYT 860 Clinical Experience in Physical Therapy IV 9
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