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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 is four-quarters consisting of 63 required course credits (quarter hours). The second academic year of the curriculum is 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 2016

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