The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)* program is a professional doctorate designed to prepare physical therapists for practice in an evolving healthcare environment.
The DPT program at FranU is unique among its competitors in that it features a streamlined curriculum, expert faculty with over 50 years of industry experience combined, state-of-the-art learning environments, and both clinical education and service-learning opportunities for students.
In order to be considered for admission to the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University, the following admission requirements must be met:
* All coursework will be reviewed in regards to course acceptability as meeting prerequisite requirements. If you have questions regarding acceptability of coursework, please email us at email@example.com.
The mission of the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University is to educate and form entry level Doctor of Physical Therapy practitioners in a faith-based academic community. Students are educated to become highly-skilled, ethical servant leaders who are valued contributors to the health professions and to the community.
As a premier health professional education program, the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University will meet the following program goals:
Upon completion of the DPT program graduates will be able to:
DPT faculty members are highly-skilled professionals with diverse backgrounds and a comprehensive blend of clinical practice, content expertise, and educational experience.
Tuition for the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
*Tuition costs do not include textbooks or any additional costs associated with this program.
Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. On September 21, 2017, the University received SACSCOC approval to grant the Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University.
Effective May 2, 2018, Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University has been granted Candidate for Accreditation status by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA, 22314; phone: 703-706-3245; email: firstname.lastname@example.org). If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call (225) 768-1792 or email email@example.com.
Candidate for Accreditation is a pre-accreditation status of affiliation with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education that indicates that the program is progressing toward accreditation and may matriculate students in technical/professional courses. Candidate for Accreditation is not an accreditation status nor does it assure eventual accreditation.
|DPTH 7412 - Structural and Functional Anatomy II||4|
|DPTH 7314 - Human Physiology II||3|
|HPGC 6315 - Applied Biostatistics and Epidemiology - Applied Biostatistics and Epidemiology||3|
|DPTH 7322 - Foundations of Clinical Sciences II||3|
|HPGC 6125 - Bioethics - Bioethics||1|
|DPTH 7232 - Professionalism in Physical Therapy II||2|
|DPTH 7962 - Physical Therapy Seminar II||1|
|Semester Credit Hours||17|
|DPTH 7324 - Foundational Science of Human Movement||3|
|DPTH 7316 - Development Across the Lifespan||3|
|DPTH 7223 - Foundations of Clinical Sciences III||2|
|DPTH 7217 - Pharmacology and Radiology in Physical Therapy||2|
|Semester Credit Hours||10|
|DPTH 7451 - Orthopedic Physical Therapy I||4|
|DPTH 7453 - Neurologic Physical Therapy I||4|
|DPTH 7255 - Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy||3|
|DPTH 7225 - Physical Therapy Interventions||2|
|HPGC 6320* - Research Methods in the Health Sciences||3|
|DPTH 7233 - Professionalism in Physical Therapy III||2|
|DPTH 7963 - Physical Therapy Seminar III||1|
|Semester Credit Hours||19|
|DPTH 7452 - Orthopedic Physical Therapy II||4|
|DPTH 7454 - Neurologic Physical Therapy II||4|
|DPTH 7256 - Integumentary Physical Therapy||2|
|DPTH 7257 - Rehabilitation and Prosthesis and Orthopedics||2|
|DPTH 7334 - Physical Therapy Administration||2|
|DPTH 7741 - Scholarly Project I||1|
|DPTH 7964 - Physical Therapy Seminar IV||1|
|Semester Credit Hours||16|