Degree Requirement - Doctorate in Physical Therapy


General Education Requirements (53 credits)

College Competencies (24 Credits)

ENWR1101     Academic Writing
ENWR1102     Academic Research & Writing
SPCH1155     Public Speaking
MATH1107     Pre Calculus
MEDT1130     Bioethics
BIOL1103/BIOL1113     Anatomy & Physiology I
BIOL1104/BIOL1114     Anatomy & Physiology II

Liberal Arts Electives (16 Credits)

CSCI1105     Computer & Computer Software
MATH1202     Calculus I
PHIL1000     Life of the Mind
PSYC1103     General Psychology
PSYC2201     Statistics

University Requirements (13 Credits)

FRSH1000     Freshman Seminar
CORE1001     Perspectives on the Individual
CORE2002     The American Experience
CORE2003     Cross-cultural Perspectives
CORE3004     Global Issues

Major Requirements (44 credits)

BIOL1251/BIOL1253     General Biology I
BIOL1252/BIOL1254     General Biology II
BIOL2125/BIOL2126     Microbiology for Health Sciences
CHEM1201     General Chemistry I
CHEM1203     General Chemistry I Lab
CHEM1202     General Chemistry II
CHEM1204     General Chemistry II Lab
CHEM2261     Organic Chemistry I
CHEM2263     Organic Chemistry I Lab
CHEM2262     Organic Chemistry II
CHEM2264     Organic Chemistry II Lab
PHYS2101     General Physics I
PHYS2201     General Physics I Lab
MEDT4420     Health Care Management
NURS3280     Health Care Economics

UMDNJ-SHRP DPT in Physical Therapy Courses - Year I
Summer Semester (August)  (4 credits)

Gross Anatomy

Fall Semester (16 credits)

Kinesiology
Pathophysiology I
Professional Development
Examination and Measurement
Examination and Intervention
Clinical Inquiry I

Spring Semester (18 credits)

Neuroscience     
Pathophysiology II
Therapeutic Exercise
Physical Agents
Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy
Clinical Inquiry II

Total credits (135 credits)