Physical Therapy

For Future Students

The University of Scranton offers the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program (DPT) for those who wish to become physical therapists.  Learn more about our program here.

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Undergraduate Majors -

DPT Curriculum

Summer Session

PT 700 Anatomy for PT (6)

6 Credits

Fall Semester

PT 701 Introduction to PT (2)

PT 702 Basic Patient Management in PT (3)

PT 706 Kinesiology and Pathokinesiology for PT (4)

PT 707 Applied Clinical Neuroscience for PT (4)

PT 753 Applied Pathology for PT (3)

PT 781 PT Grand Rounds I (0.5)

16.5 Credits

Spring Semester

PT 703 Advanced Patient Management in PT (2)

PT 704 Therapeutic Exercise in PT (3)

PT 705 Therapeutic Modalities in PT (3)

PT 711 Neurological PT I (3)

PT 713 Orthopaedic PT I (4)

PT 791 PT Clinical Education Seminar I (1)

17 Credits

Summer Session

PT 792 PT Internship I (6)

6 Credits

Fall Semester

PT 712 Neurological PT II (4)

PT 714 Orthopaedic PT II (4)

PT 741 Cardiovascular and Pulmonary PT (3)

PT 752 Pharmacology for PT (3)

PT 753 Scientific Inquiry I in PT (3)

PT 782 PT Grand Rounds II (0.5)

17.5 Credits

Spring Semester

PT 721 Rehabilitation I for PT (2)

PT 731 Pediatric PT (4)

PT 732 Geriatric PT (3)

PT 744 Motor Control/Motor Learning for PT (3)

PT 755 Principles of Teaching and Learning in PT (2)

PT 772 Scientific Inquiry II in PT (1)

PT 793 PT Clinical Education Seminar II (1)

16 Credits

Summer Session

PT 794 PT Internship II (6)

6 Credits

Fall Semester

PT 722 Rehabilitation II for PT (2)

PT 743 Psychosocial Aspects of Disability for PT (2)

PT 754 Diagnosis for PT (3)

PT 756 Professional Practice Issues for PT (1)

PT 757 Organization and Management for PT (3)

PT 773 Scientific Inquiry III in PT (1)

PT 783 PT Grand Rounds III (1)

PT 795 PT Clinical Education Seminar III (1)

14 Credits

Spring Semester

PT 796 PT Internship III/IV (12)

12 Credits

Summer Session

PT 794 PT Internship II (6)

6 Credits

Fall Semester

PT 722 Rehabilitation II for PT (2)

PT 743 Psychosocial Aspects of Disability for PT (2)

PT 754 Diagnosis for PT (3)

PT 756 Professional Practice Issues for PT (1)

PT 757 Organization and Management for PT (3)

PT 773 Scientific Inquiry III in PT (1)

PT 783 PT Grand Rounds III (1)

PT 795 PT Clinical Education Seminar III (1)

14 Credits

Spring Semester

PT 796 PT Internship III/IV (12)

12 Credits