The Physical Therapy Program reserves the right to alter the curriculum whenever it deems appropriate. This catalog does not establish a contractual relationship between Midwestern University and the student.

Total credits first year: 62.5
Total credits second year: 58
Total credits third year: 50
Total for program completion: 170.5

The Class of 2021 and 2022 will utilize the curriculum listed in the academic year 2019-20 catalog.


First Professional Year:

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required: 62.5
Summer Quarter
ANATG 1551 Human Anatomy and Embryology (with Gross Anatomy Lab) Credits: 7
PTHEG 1505 Introduction to Pharmacology and Medical Imaging Credits: 2
PTHEG 1506 Patient Management I Credits: 2
PTHEG 1511 Introduction to the Profession of Physical Therapy Credits: 3
Total 14
Fall Quarter 14.5
COREG 1560K Interprofessional Healthcare Credits: 0.5
PHYSG 1574 Human Physiology I Credits: 4
PTHEG 1519 Pathophysiology I Credits: 3
PTHEG 1574 Physical Therapy Evaluation Credits: 3
PTHEG 1580 Kinesiology/Biomechanics I Credits: 4
Total 14.5
Winter Quarter 17.5
COREG 1570K Interprofessional Healthcare Credits: 0.5
PHYSG 1585 Human Physiology II Credits: 4
PTHEG 1541 Neuromuscular Rehabilitation I Credits: 6
PTHEG 1556 Patient Management II Credits: 3
PTHEG 1581 Kinesiology/Biomechanics II Credits: 4
Total 17.5
Spring Quarter 16.5
COREG 1580K Interprofessional Healthcare Credits: 0.5
PTHEG 1531 Evidence-Based Practice I Credits: 3
PTHEG 1542 Neuromuscular Rehabilitation II Credits: 5
PTHEG 1561 Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation I Credits: 5
PTHEG 1592 Acute Care Rehabilitation Credits: 3
Total 16.5

Second Professional Year: 

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required: 58
Summer Quarter
PTHEG 1620 Integrated Clinical Experience I (1/2 of the class) Credits: 0.5
PTHEG 1619 Pathophysiology II Credits: 3
PTHEG 1640 Biopsychosocial Issues Credits: 3
PTHEG 1652 Physical Therapy Roles and Professional Issues Credits: 4
PTHEG 1661 Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation II Credits: 5
Total 15/15.5
Fall Quarter 13/13.5
PTHEG 1620 Integrated Clinical Experience I (1/2 of the class) Credits: 0.5
PTHEG 1626 Exercise Science & Health Promotion Credits: 3
PTHEG 1636 Physical Agents Credits: 3
PTHEG 1642 Pediatric Rehabilitation Credits: 4
PTHEG 1649 Management and Reimbursement in Healthcare Systems Credits: 3
Total 13/13.5
Winter Quarter 15/15.5
PTHEG 1621 Integrated Clinical Experience II (1/2 of the class) Credits: 0.5
PTHEG 1606 Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Credits: 5
PTHEG 1662 Orthotics Credits: 2
PTHEG 1663 Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation III Credits: 4
PTHEG 1682 Geriatric Rehabilitation Credits: 4
Total 15/15.5
Spring Quarter 14/14.5
PTHEG 1621 Integrated Clinical Experience II (1/2 of the class) Credits: 0.5
PTHEG 1610 Clinical Competency I Credits: 4
PTHEG 1632 Clinical Conditions and Differential Screening Credits: 4
PTHEG 1664 Prosthetics Credits: 3
PTHEG 1678 Administration in Healthcare Systems Credits: 3
Total 14/14.5

Third Professional Year: 

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required: 50
Summer Quarter
PTHEG 1710 Clinical Competency II Credits: 3
PTHEG 1743 Neuromuscular Rehabilitation III Credits: 5
PTHEG 1772 Integumentary Rehabilitation Credits: 4
Total 12
Fall Quarter 12
PTHEG 1795 Clinical Experience I Credits: 12
Total 12
Winter Quarter 12
PTHEG 1798 Clinical Experience II Credits: 12
Total 12
Spring Quarter 14
PTHEG 1733 Evidence-Based Practice II Credits: 2
PTHEG 1799 Clinical Experience III Credits: 12
Total 14

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