Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy

Lebanon Valley College
United States
Doctoral Degree (PhD)
Study mode
6 years
Tuition fee (local)
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Tuition fee (foreign)
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Year One:

  •  General Biology I
  •  General Biology I Laboratory
  •  General Biology II
  •  General Biology II Laboratory
  •  Principles of Chemistry I
  •  Principles of Chemistry II
  •  Introductory Laboratory I
  •  Introductory Laboratory II

One of the following:

  •  Introduction to Sociology
  •  Introduction to Anthropology

Summer One:

  •  Medical Terminology

Year Two:

  •  Introduction to Human Movement
  •  Clinical Human Physiology
  •  Elementary Statistics
  •  General College Physics I
  •  General College Physics I Laboratory
  •  General College Physics II
  •  General College Physics II Laboratory
  •  General Psychology II

Year Three:

  •  Healthcare Administration Law and Policy
  •  Exercise Physiology
  •  Fundamentals of Anatomy
  •  Psychosocial Aspects of Disease and Disability
  •  Environmental Physiology
  •  Exercise Techniques and Physical Conditioning
  •  Psychology of Health

Professional Phase:

Summer Three:

  •  Human Anatomy

Year Four:

  •  Professional Issues of Physical Therapy Practice I 
  •  Professional Issues of Physical Therapy Practice II
  •  Pathophysiology
  •  Biomechanics and Kinesiology
  •  Exercise Science
  •  Motor Control Motor Learning
  •  Clinical Examination
  •  Cardiovascular-Pulmonary Physical Therapy
  •  Pharmacology in Rehabilitation
  •  Foundations of Evidenced Based Critical Inquiry

Year Five:

  •  Health Promotion for Self and Society
  •  Neuroscience
  •  Clinical Interventions I
  •  Musculoskeletal I
  •  Clinical Interventions II
  •  Musculoskeletal II
  •  Selected P.T. Practice Topics
  •  Neuromuscular Physical Therapy I
  •  Geriatrics Physical Therapy
  •  Prosthetics and Orthotics
  •  Evidence in Practice

Summer Five:

  •  Clinical Education I
  •  Clinical Education II
  •  Clinical Education III

Year Six:

  •  Physical Therapy Administration and Management
  •  Neuromuscular PT II
  •  Pediatric Physical Therapy
  •  Differential Diagnosis
  •  Critical Inquiry Capstone

Two Credits from:

  • Patient Management Seminar

One of the following:

  •  Clinical Education IV


  •  Clinical Education V
  •  Clinical Education VI

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