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PhD, Physical Therapy Research

To complete the degree, students must take courses in the following areas:

  • Foundations of Education (6 credits)
  • Specialized Research Methodology (3 credits)  
  • Cognate Course Work (6 credits)
  • Departmental Seminar (3 credits)
  • Dissertation Proposal Seminar (3 credits)
  • Research Electives (15 credits)
  • Courses in the Area of Specialization including Analysis of Human Motion, Measurement of Human Motion, and Practicum in Pathokinesiology Research (18 credits)

Total Credits: 54

Students must also take a qualifying examination after one year of full-time study, a candidacy examination after 36 credits of study, and complete a dissertation project.