Physical Therapy-Transitional (D.P.T.)

College of Health Professions and Social Work
Department of Physical Therapy & Human Performance

http://www.fgcu.edu/CHPSW/PT/tDPT/
(239) 590-7530

2014-2015 Catalog Year

Program Admission Requirements

See program website at URL listed above.

Program Requirements

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)

 

TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS REQUIRED:   30 HRS

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.

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.

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.