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Curriculum (Class of 2016)

Physical Therapy Program

The first academic year of the professional doctoral current curriculum for the class of 2016 was four-quarters consisting of 63 required course credits (quarter hours). The second academic year of the curriculum was four-quarters consisting of 58 required course credits, including 520 clock-hours of clinical education. The third academic year of the curriculum is four-quarters consisting of 49 required course credits which includes two clinical experiences for a total of 800 clock-hours of clinical education. Certification by the American  Heart Association in Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers is required prior to any participation in clinical education/clinical observation. Clinical experiences take place in various facilities located throughout the continental United States that have a legal agreement with the University.

The MWU/CHS Physical Therapy Program reserves the right to alter its curriculum however and whenever it deems appropriate.

Total Quarter Credits in the Professional Program: 170

Third Professional Year: Applicable to Class of 2015, 2016

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required:49
Summer Quarter
PTHE 1700Human Anatomy II3
PTHE 1719Pediatric and Geriatric Interventions3
PTHE 1779Applied Management Skills in Physical Therapy Systems3
PTHE 1792Physical Therapy Interventions V3
Fall Quarter
PTHE 1705Clinical Problem Solving III3
PTHE 1750Health Promotion II3
PTHE 1757Prosthetics/Orthotics3
PTHE 1770Physical Therapy Roles and Professional Issues II3
Winter Quarter
PTHE 1771Physical Therapy Roles and Professional Issues III1
PTHE 1798Clinical Experience III11
Spring Quarter
PTHE 1706Scholarly Development in Physical Therapy2
PTHE 1799Clinical Experience IV11