The entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy curriculum requires participation in four full-time professional practice education (clinical) experiences totaling 44 weeks.

The entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy curriculum requires participation in four full-time professional practice education (clinical) experiences totaling 44 weeks. Students participate in at least one inpatient and one outpatient experience. Each student is placed into a series of settings that enable them to learn about patients with various musculoskeletal, neuromuscular and cardiopulmonary pathologies in various age groups.

Clinical instruction takes place in several learning labs:

  1. Foundational Sciences
  2. Cardiovascular and Pulmonary
  3. Musculoskeletal
  4. Neuromuscular
  5. Movement and Gait Analysis
  6. Physical Rehabilitation Clinic

Professional practice opportunities are available in Texas, throughout the United states, and internationally. Many students also participate in international immersion opportunities.