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Transitional Physical Therapy (tDPT)

Program Requirements for 2014-2015 Catalog Year

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Required Courses:

  • PHT 5016 Professional reading and writing (2 credits)
  • PHT 5353 Intro to Medical Diagnostics (2 credits)
  • PHT 6009 Diagnostic Testing (3 credits)
  • PHT 6507 Spanish for Health Professions ( 1 credit)
  • PHT 6606 Critical Inquiry (3 credits)
  • PHT 6607 Applied Critical Inquiry (3 credits)
  • PHT 7070 Medical Imaging (3 credits)
  • PHT 7352 Pharmacology (3 credits)
  • PHT 7951 Capstone I: (2 credits)
  • PHT 7952 Capstone II: (2 credits)
  • PHT 7500 Wellness and Health Promotion (3 credits)
  • PHT 7533 Professional Issues of the Doctoring Profession (3 credits)



Additional Graduation Requirements

  • Apply for graduation per university guidelines and timeline.
  • Satisfy all university and program graduation requirements as outlined in the catalog and the tDPT Student Guidebook.

Transfer Notes and Acceptable Substitutes

Students entering program with a baccalaureate degree in physical therapy will complete all coursework listed above for a total of 30 credit hours. Transcripts of students entering the program with a master's degree in physical therapy will be evaluated for course equivalency, and students will be provided with an individualized program of study.

Progression Requirements

  •  Students must follow a Program of Study approved by the student's faculty advisor.
  • Students must receive a grade of "B" ("S" if applicable) or better on all courses within the program curriculum.
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 is required for all required courses as listed above.



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