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|
|PTHE 1700||Human Anatomy II||3|
|PTHE 1719||Pediatric and Geriatric Interventions||3|
|PTHE 1779||Applied Management Skills in Physical Therapy Systems||3|
|PTHE 1792||Physical Therapy Interventions V||3|
|PTHE 1705||Clinical Problem Solving III||3|
|PTHE 1750||Health Promotion II||3|
|PTHE 1770||Physical Therapy Roles and Professional Issues II||3|
|PTHE 1771||Physical Therapy Roles and Professional Issues III||1|
|PTHE 1798||Clinical Experience III||11|
|PTHE 1706||Scholarly Development in Physical Therapy||2|
|PTHE 1799||Clinical Experience IV||11|