Explore what courses you will take, and when

The three-year DPT curriculum comprises 117 credits, including classroom, laboratory and clinical experiences.

Click on the links below to view the course sequence for each year and term:

Year 1 sequence

Fall Semester

Core Module I: Basic Science (16 weeks)

  • DPT 815 Human Gross Anatomy
  • DPT 840 Clinical Science
  • DPT 805 Functional Physiology I: Intro to Pathophysiology
  • DPT 820 Movement Science
  • DPT 810 Professional Seminar I: Health Care

Spring Semester

Core Module I: Basic Science (16 weeks)

  • DPT 841 Clinical Science II: Intro to Medical Diagnostics
  • DPT 806 Functional Physiology II: Exercise Physiology
  • DPT 846 Maturation Science I
  • DPT 818 Neuroscience
  • DPT 825 Pharmacy Therapeutics
  • DPT 811 Professional Seminar II: Clinical Practice

General Medicine I (6 weeks)

  • DPT 961 Clinical Pathology
  • DPT 971 Clinical Skills Lab
  • DPT 981 Clinical Issues Seminar
  • DPT 842 Clinical Science III: Modalities I
  • DPT 991 Research I

Summer Term I

General Medicine II (6 weeks)

  • DPT 962 Clinical Pathology
  • DPT 972 Clinical Skills Lab
  • DPT 982 Clinical Issues Seminar
  • DPT 843 Clinical Science IV: Modalities II
  • DPT 847 Maturation Science II

Summer Term II

Clinical Module I: General Medicine (6 weeks)

  • DPT 951 Clinical Rotation I: General Medicine

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Year 2 sequence

Fall Semester

Neurology I (10 weeks)

  • DPT 963 Clinical Pathology
  • DPT 973 Clinical Skills Lab
  • DPT 983 Clinical Issues Seminar
  • DPT 992 Research II

Neurology II (6 weeks)

  • DPT 964 Clinical Pathology
  • DPT 974 Clinical Skills Lab
  • DPT 984 Clinical Issues Seminar
  • DPT 992 Research II (continued)

Spring Semester

  • DPT 952 Clinical Rotation II: Neurology (8 weeks)

Orthopedics (9 weeks)

  • DPT 965 Clinical Pathology
  • DPT 975 Clinical Skills Lab
  • DPT 985 Clinical Issues
  • DPT 993 Research III

Summer Term I

Clinical Module III: Orthopedics (12 weeks)

  • DPT 953 Clinical Rotation III: Orthopedics

Summer Term II

Clinical Module III: Orthopedics (12 weeks, continued)

  • DPT 953 Clinical Rotation III: Orthopedics (continued)

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Year 3 sequence

Fall Semester

Orthopedics II (6 weeks)

  • DPT 966 Clinical Pathology
  • DPT 976 Clinical Skills Lab
  • DPT 986 Clinical Issues Seminar
  • DPT 910 Professional Seminar III: Leadership & Management
  • DPT 994 Research IV
Advanced Therapy (10 weeks)
  • DPT 967 Clinical Pathology
  • DPT 977 Clinical Skills Lab
  • DPT 987 Clinical Issues Seminar
  • DPT 940 Clinical Science V: Current Technology
  • DPT 911 Professional Seminar IV: Business & Marketing

Program Comprehensive Exams

Spring Semester

Advanced Therapy II (5 weeks)

  • DPT 988 Contemporary Clinical Practice Electives

Core Module IV:  Contact Clinical (12 weeks)

  • DPT 954 Clinical Rotation IV: Contract Clinical

Summation Module (1 week)

  • DPT 912 Professional Seminar V: Professional Development
  • DPT 995 Research V

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