Degree progression

Our degree program will take 28 months of full-time study to complete. Your work in the classroom will be bolstered by extensive internship opportunities.

Year by year

Year 1
  • Foundations of PT Evaluation (3) PT 510
  • Clinical Anatomy I/Human Anatomy (4/5) PT 525/PT 535
  • Human Physiology & Pathology/Pathophysiology (4) PT 545/PT 550
  • Clinical Anatomy II/Functional Anatomy (4/3) PT 526/PT 536
  • Integrated Clinical Experience (1) PT 601
  • Neurosciences (4) PT 560
  • Differential Diagnosis (3) PT 680
  • Clinical Communication (2) PT 586
  • Normal Human Gait (1) PT 511
  • Abnormal Gait (1) PT 611
  • Clinical Epidemiology & Population Health (2) PT 664
  • Ethics & Professionalism in PT Practice (2) PT 644
  • Therapeutic Exercise (4) PT 582
  • Health Care Systems I (2) PT 670
  • Professional Development Seminar (3) PT 687
  • Innovations & Specializations (2) PT 687
  • Graduate Research (3) PT 685
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Year 2
  • Contemporary Wellness Models in PT Practice (2) 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
  • 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
  • Innovations & Specializations (1) PT 657
  • Integrated Clinical Experience (1) PT 601
  • Capstone Project (3) 689
  • Graduate Seminar (2) PT 698
  • Patient Presentation (1) PT 698
  • Health Care Economics in Physical Therapy Practice (2) PT 672 / PT 670
  • Two courses from the following options:
    Interventions in Musculoskeletal Therapeutics (1) PT 720
    Interventions in Neuromuscular Therapeutics (1) PT 735
    Interventions in Cardiopulmonary Therapeutics (1) PT 730
Year 3
  • Clinical Internship - 10 weeks (6) PT 608
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:  100 

Program Fees

Currently the program fees for the DPT at the Phoenix Biomedical Campus are $7000 annually.  This amount is split between the fall and spring semesters, thus resulting in $3500 being charged to your student account each fall and spring semester that you are in the program.