Degree progression

Our degree program will take 33 months of full-time study to complete. Your work in the classroom will be bolstered by extensive internship opportunities.

Year by year

Year 1
  • Principles of Patient Management (1) PT 519
  • Clinical Anatomy I (4) PT 525 (Flagstaff campus only)
  • Functional Anatomy and Biomechanics (3) PT 536 (Phoenix campus only)
  • Pathophysiology (3) PT 550 (Flagstaff campus only)
  • Physiology and Pathophysiology (4) PT 545 (Phoenix campus only)
  • Human Anatomy (5) PT 535 (Phoenix campus only)
  • Integumentary Therapeutics I (4) PT 580
  • Foundations of Physical Therapy Examination (3) PT 510
  • Clinical Communication (2) PT 586
  • Principles of Evidence Based Practice (2) PT 685
  • Clinical Anatomy II (4) PT 526
  • Neurosciences (4) PT 560
  • Differential Diagnosis in Physical Therapy (3) PT 680
  • Therapeutic Exercise (4) PT 582
  • Principles of Evidence-Based Practice (1) PT 685
  • Normal Human Gait (1) PT 511
  • Five-Week Clerkship (2) PT 601
  • Professional Development Seminar (3) PT 687
  • Health Care Systems (2) PT 670
Year 2
  • Wellness Models in PT Practice (1) PT 599
  • Cardiopulmonary Therapeutics (4) PT 630
  • Musculoskeletal Therapeutics I (4) PT 620
  • Neurophysiological Therapeutics I (4) PT 635
  • Life Cycle I (2) PT 602
  • Patient Presentation (1) PT 698
  • Abnormal Human Gait (1) PT 611
  • Neurophysiological Therapeutics II (3) PT 636
  • Musculoskeletal Therapeutics II (3) PT 621
  • Medical Therapeutics (2) PT 675
  • Organization and Administration (2) PT 668
  • Life Cycle II (2) PT 603
  • Prosthetics and Orthotics (2) PT 657
  • Psychosocial Aspects of Rehabilitation (2) PT 678
  • Patient Presentation (1) PT 698
  • Health Care Economics in Physical Therapy Practice (2) PT 672 / PT 670
  • Two courses from the following options:
    Topics in Musculoskeletal Therapeutics (2) PT 720
    Topics in Neuromuscular Therapeutics (2) PT 735
    Topics in Cardiopulmonary Therapeutics (2) PT 730
    Topics in Integumentary Therapeutics (2) PT 757
Year 3
  • The equivalent of 2 semesters (32 weeks) of Internships (20) PT 608
  • Capstone Project (10) PT 689
  • Total credits for Fall: 15
  • Total credits for Spring: 15

 

Degree total credits:  113(Flagstaff), 114 (Phoenix)