College of Health Sciences

Glendale, AZ Campus


Physical Therapy Program

The Physical Therapy Program reserves the right to alter the curriculum whenever it deems appropriate. This catalog does not establish a contractual relationship between Midwestern University and the student.

Total credits first year: 61.5
Total credits second year: 57
Total credits third year: 52
Total for program completion: 170.5


First Professional Year:

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required:61.5
Summer Quarter
ANATG 1551Human Anatomy and Embryology (with Gross Anatomy Lab)7
PTHEG 1504Foundations of Rehabilitation5
PTHEG 1511Introduction to the Profession of Physical Therapy3
Fall Quarter
COREG 1560KInterprofessional Healthcare0.5
PHYSG 1574Human Physiology I4
PTHEG 1519Musculoskeletal Pathology3
PTHEG 1574Physical Therapy Evaluation3
PTHEG 1580Kinesiology/Biomechanics I4
Winter Quarter
COREG 1570KInterprofessional Healthcare0.5
PHYSG 1585Human Physiology II4
PTHEG 1541Neuromuscular Rehabilitation I6
PTHEG 1581Kinesiology/Biomechanics II4
Spring Quarter
COREG 1580KInterprofessional Healthcare0.5
PTHEG 1531Evidence-Based Practice I3
PTHEG 1542Neuromuscular Rehabilitation II5
PTHEG 1561Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation I5
PTHEG 1592Acute Care Rehabilitation4

Second Professional Year: 

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required:57
Summer Quarter
PTHEG 1610Clinical Competency Assessment I3
PTHEG 1620Integrated Clinical Experience I (1/2 of the class)0.5
PTHEG 1640Biopsychosocial Issues3
PTHEG 1652Physical Therapy Roles and Professional Issues4
PTHEG 1661Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation II5
Fall Quarter
PTHEG 1606Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation5
PTHEG 1620Integrated Clinical Experience I (1/2 of the class)0.5
PTHEG 1625Health Promotion and Wellness in Physical Therapy3
PTHEG 1636Physical Agents4
PTHEG 1649Management and Reimbursement in Healthcare Systems3
Winter Quarter
PTHEG 1621Integrated Clinical Experience II (1/2 of the class)0.5
PTHEG 1642Pediatric Rehabilitation4
PTHEG 1662Orthotics2
PTHEG 1663Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation III4
PTHEG 1682Geriatric Rehabilitation4
Spring Quarter
PTHEG 1621Integrated Clinical Experience II (1/2 of the class)0.5
PTHEG 1632Clinical Conditions and Differential Screening4
PTHEG 1651Physical Therapy Management of Special Populations2
PTHEG 1664Prosthetics3
PTHEG 1678Administration in Healthcare Systems3

Third Professional Year: 

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required:52
Summer Quarter
PTHEG 1710Clinical Competency Assessment II5
PTHEG 1743Neuromuscular Rehabilitation III5
PTHEG 1772Integumentary Rehabilitation4
Fall Quarter
PTHEG 1795Clinical Experience I12
Winter Quarter
PTHEG 1796Clinical Experience II12
Spring Quarter
PTHEG 1733Evidence-Based Practice II2
PTHEG 1797Clinical Experience III12