Professional Practice Education (PPE)

Students will participate in a total of 44 weeks of Professional Practice (Clinical) experiences. A variety of opportunities will be provided to the students in Texas as well as throughout the US. The Director of Professional Practice Education will work closely with the students in the selection process.

Professional Practice Education Sequence

  • DPT 6318 Professional Practice Education 1: (PT2)
    • 6 weeks at the end of the 3rd semester during the 2nd academic year
  • DPT 7428 Professional Practice Education 2: (PT3)
    • 8 weeks at the beginning of the 6th semester during the 3rd academic year
  • DPT 8818 Professional Practice Education 3: (PT4)
    • 16 weeks during the 7th semester during the 4th academic year
  • DPT 8728 Emerging Roles in Physical Therapy Practice 4: (PT4)
    • Individualized 14-week experience during the 8th and last semester of the 4th academic year