School of Health Sciences

DPT Curricular Overview

 

Year 1

Year II

Year III

Spring

  • DPT 630 Foundational Theory/EBP (2 credits)
  • DPT 642 Functional Anatomy (3 credits)
  • DPT 650 Theory & Practice I (3 credits)
  • DPT 662 Interactions I (3 credits)
  • DPT 681 Professional Issues I (2 credits)
  • DPT 692 Scientific Inquiry (3 credits)

 

Total: 16 semester hours

 

  • DPT 674 Complex Conditions II (3 credits)
  • DPT 683 Professional Issues II (2 credits)
  • DPT 772 Complex Conditions III (3 credits)
  • DPT 774 Complex Conditions IV (3 credits)
  • DPT 790 Administration & Management I (2 credits)
  • HSC 560 Interdisciplinary Team (3 credits)

Total 16 semester hours

  • DPT 786 Applied PT II (5 credits)
  • DPT 788 Applied PT III (5 credits)

 

(8 weeks each full time clinical practice )

 

 

Total: 10 semester hours

Summer

  • DPT 620 Screening & Imaging (3 credits) 
  • DPT 638 Life Span Development (4 credits)
  • DPT 652 Theory & Practice II (3 credits)
  • DPT 664 Interactions II  (2 credits)
  • DPT 681 Professional Issues I  (0 credits)

Total: 12 semester hours

  • DPT 686 Applied PT I (6 credits)

 

(10 weeks full time clinical practice)

 

 

Total: 6 semester hours

  • DPT 768 Interactions IV (2 credits)
  • DPT 844 Health Behavior & Social Responsibility (3 credits)
  • DPT 872 Complex Conditions VII (2 credits)
  • DPT 887 Professional Issues IV (2 credits)
  • DPT 895 Administration & Management III (2 credits)

Total: 11 semester hours

Fall

  • DPT 607 Pharmacotherapeutics   (2 credits)
  • DPT 654 Theory & Practice III (3 credits)
  • DPT 666 Interactions III (2 credits)
  • DPT 672 Complex Conditions I (3 credits)
  • DPT 683 Professional Issues II (0 credits)
  • DPT 756 Theory & Practice IV (3 credits)

Total: 13 semester hours

 

  • DPT 758 Theory & Practice V (3 credits)
  • DPT 776 Complex Conditions V (3 credits)
  • DPT 778 Complex Conditions VI (3 credits)
  • DPT 785 Professional Issues III (2 credits)
  • DPT 793 Administration & Management II (2 credits)

 

Total: 13 semester hours

  • DPT 598 Comp Exam (1 credit)
  • DPT 886 Applied PT IV (5 credits)
  • DPT 888 Applied PT V (5 credits)

(8 weeks full time clinical practice 886;
7 weeks full time clinical practice 888)

 

Total: 11 semester hours

  • May take DPT 557/575Gross Anatomy (6 credit hours), DPT 577/578 Neuroscience (5 credit hours), and DPT 581 Pathology (4 credit hours) fall semester prior to entering the DPT program Spring semester.
  • 6 credits of elective course work are also required; students will be encouraged to schedule elective courses in either fall I/III, summer II/III, or spring III.
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Mailing Address
Cleveland State University
School of Health Sciences
2121 Euclid Avenue HS 101
Cleveland, OH 44115-2214
Campus Location
2501 Euclid Avenue
Health Sciences Building, Room 101
Phone: 216-687-3567
Fax: 216.687.9316
dptprogram@csuohio.edu


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