The program is comprised of six (6) semesters and two (2) summer courses for completion of the required 115 units. Clinical experience (clerkship) is part of the curriculum during all three (3) years. The USC Graduate School awards the D.P.T. to enrolled students who have satisfactorily completed the three-year curriculum. For successful completion, students must complete all coursework with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75, meet all professional standards, and pass all clinical clerkships.
Curriculum At-a-Glance(Effective Fall 2013) Total Units = 115
PT 516 Principles of Disease (2)
PT 530b Special Topics inTherapeutic Exercise(2)
PT 551LTherapeutic Application of Physical Agents (2)
PT 600D 2-Week Midterm Clinical Practicum (1)
PT 529 Lifespan Motor Control (3)
Note: In Year Three, half the students do the two semesters in the reverse order than what is pictured here.
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