Degree Requirements for the Dual Degrees in Public Health and Physical Therapy

(153 credits; 111 credits for the D.P.T. program and 42 credits for the M.P.H. program)

SUMMER – MPH Program only (12 credits)

  • PBH 501 Social Determinants of Health and Disease (3 credits)
  • PBH 530 Theories of Health Behavior and Health Education (3 credits)
  • PBH 600 Introduction to Epidemiology (3 credits)
  • PBH 640 Research Methods and Design for Public Health (3 credits)

FALL YEAR 1 (24 credits)

  • PBH 620 Introduction to Biostatistics (3 credits)
  • PBH 630 Program Planning and Evaluation for Health Professionals (3 credits)
  • PT 605 Intro and Exposure to Physical Therapy Practice (4 credits)
  • PT 615 Physical Therapy Examination/Evaluation Skills I (2 credits)
  • PT 625 Physical Therapy Intervention Skills I (4 credits)
  • PT 645 Physical Therapy Integrative Care and Practice I (3 credits)
  • PT 675 Biomedical Foundation Sciences I (5 credits)

SPRING YEAR 1 (25 credits) 

  • PBH 645 Evaluation of Public Health Programs: Case Studies (3 credits)
  • PT 616 Physical Therapy Examination/Evaluation Skills II (4 credits)
  • PT 626 Physical Therapy Intervention Skills II (5 credits)
  • PT 636 Exposure to Physical Therapy in a Health Care System (1 credits)
  • PT 646 Physical Therapy Integrative Care and Practice II (4 credits)
  • PT 657 Biomedical Foundation Sciences II (8 credits)

SUMMER YEAR 1 (17-20 credits)  

  • PBH 510 Health Care Systems (OL) (3 credits) OR PBH 585 Spring Yr 3 Health Policy
  • PT 717 Physical Therapy Examination/Evaluation Skills III (2 credits)
  • PT 727 Physical Therapy Intervention Skills III (2 credits)
  • PT 7472 Physical Therapy Integrative Care and Practice III (4 credits)
  • PT 757 Biomedical Foundation Sciences III (9 credits)

FALL YEAR 2 (18 credits) 

  • PBH 560 Community and Environmental Health (3 credits)
  • PBH 695 Public Health Capstone Thesis Seminar I (3 credits)
  • PT 718 Physical Therapy Examination/Evaluation Skills IV (2 credits)
  • PT 728 Physical Therapy Intervention Skills IV (2 credits)
  • PT 738 Clinical Education Experience I (4 credits)
  • PT 7482 Physical Therapy Integrative Care and Practice  IV (2 credits)
  • PT 758 Biomedical Foundation Sciences IV (2 credits)

SPRING YEAR 2 (25 credits)

  • PBH 6961 Public Health Capstone Thesis Seminar II (3 credits)
  • PT 819 Physical Therapy Examination/Evaluation Skills V (6 credits)
  • PT 829 Physical Therapy Intervention Skills V (6 credits)
  • PT 849 Physical Therapy Integrative Care and Practice V (4 credits)
  • PT 879 Biomedical Foundation Sciences V (6 credits)

SUMMER YEAR 2 (6 credits)

  • PT 860 Clinical Education Experience II (6 credits)

FALL YEAR 3 (6 credits)

  • PBH 689.1 Public Health Internship Planning (0 credits)
  • PT 870 Clinical Education Experience III (6 credits)

SPRING YEAR 3 (10-13 credits)

  • PBH 689.2 Public Health Internship(3 credits)
  • PBH 585 Health Policy, Law & Bioethics ( 3 credits) (Can be taken in place of PBH 510 HCS-Summer Yr 2)
  • PT 805 Physical Therapy Practice II (3 credits)
  • PT 8691 Independent Study (2 credits*)
  • PT 899 Clinical Decision Making (2 credits*)

1PBH 696 will be taken and counted as the PT Electives/Independent Study PT 869
2PT 747/748 will be taken and counted as the MPH electives

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