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Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy (DScPT) Academic Plan

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The Doctorate of Science in Physical Therapy (DScPT) track is an 80 credit program.

Course Number Course Title Credits
DSC 610 Evidence-Based Physical Therapy Practice I 1
DSC 611 Evidence-Based Physical Therapy Practice II 1
DSC 650 Management of Lumbopelvic Disorders 4
DSC 660 WI Management of Lumbopelvic Disorders - Weekend Intensive 1
DSC 652 TA Teaching Practicum 1 - Management of Lumbopelvic Disorders 1
DSC 651 Management of Lower Extremity Disorders 4
DSC 661 WI Management of Lower Extremity Disorders- Weekend Intensive 1
DSC 654 TA Teaching Practicum 2 Management of Lower Extremity Disorders 1
DSC 653 Management of Cervical and Thoracic Disorders 4
DSC 663 WI Management of Cervical and Thoracic Disorders - Weekend Intensive 1
DSC 656 TA Teaching Practicum 3- Management of Cervical and Thoracic Disorders 1
DSC 655 Management of Upper Extremity Disorders 4
DSC 665 WI Management of Upper Extremity Disorders - Weekend Intensive 1
DSC 658 TA Teaching Practicum 4 - Management of Upper Extremity Disorders 1
DSC 612 Introduction to OMPT and Professional Socialization 1
DSC 613 Mechanisms of Manual Physical Therapy 1
DSC 621 Pain Sciences and Psychosocial Implications in Musculoskeletal Care 2
DSC 641 OMPT Patient Management Framework / Advanced Clinical Decision Making 6
DSC 642 TA Teaching Practicum 5 - OMPT Patient Management Framework / Advanced Clinical Decision Making 1
DSC 640 Writing Case Reports & Case Series 1
DSC 767 Fellowship Virtual Rounds 6
DSC 799 Fellowship Capstone Examinations 0
DSC 690 Independent Study I 1
DSC 790 Independent Study II 1
DSC 728 Fellowship Scholarly Project 1
DSC 769 Fellowship Mentored Clinical Practice 6
DSC 667 WI Advanced Manual Therapy Technique I 1
DSC 767 WI Advanced Manual Therapy Technique II 1
DSC 800 Curriculum Development 3
DSC 810 Science and Design of Educational Assessment 3
DSC 680 Leadership in Higher Education 3
DSC 751 Biostatistics 1 3
DSC 752 Biostatistics 2 3
DSC 901 Research Methodology and Doctoral Project I 2
DSC 902 Research Methodology and Doctoral Project II 2
DSC 903 Research Methodology and Doctoral Project III 2
DSC 904 Research Methodology and Doctoral Project IV 2
DSC 905 Research Methodology and Doctoral Project V 2
TOTAL 80
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