Department of Physical Therapy

Health Professions Building Ste. 310B
T: 512.245.8351 F: 512.245.8736
www.health.txstate.edu/PT

The Department of Physical Therapy is a graduate department offering a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) major in Physical Therapy. For more information, contact the Department of Physical Therapy or visit http://www.health.txstate.edu/pt. While the Department offers no undergraduate degree, it does provide advisement to students interested in pursuing a graduate degree in Physical Therapy.

The requirements for admission to the DPT degree program include:

  1. completion of a baccalaureate degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA in the last 60 hours of course work completed for that degree,
  2. minimum 3.0 GPA in all science courses,
  3. minimum 3.0 GPA in prerequisite courses,
  4. preferred minimum GRE of 150 on verbal and 145 quantitative, and
  5. completion of all prerequisite courses, including general psychology, abnormal or developmental psychology, statistics, medical terminology, human physiology and anatomy or human structure and function, vertebrate physiology or physiology of exercise, general chemistry I and II, and general physics I and II.

This program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education.

Course in Physical Therapy (PT)

PT 3400. Human Structure and Function.

A study of the structure and function of the human body with emphasis on the skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems. Course focuses on anatomy and physiology of body systems of special interest to students preparing to be health professionals. Laboratory study of the human cadaver is included.
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4 Credit Hours. 2 Lecture Contact Hours. 6 Lab Contact Hours.
Course Attribute(s): Lab Required
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

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Bachman, Teresa Richelle, Clinical Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy, D.P.T., The Univ of Montana-Missoula

Baker, Christopher, Lecturer, Physical Therapy, D.C., Texas Chiropractic College

Baylor, Debbie A, Senior Lecturer, Physical Therapy, M.Ed., University of Texas at Austin

Bezner, Janet Rose, Associate Professor, Physical Therapy, D.P.T., Rocky Mtn Univ of Health Prof

Boucher, Brenda K, Associate Professor, Physical Therapy, Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Gibbs, Karen Ann, Associate Professor, Physical Therapy, D.P.T., University of the Pacific

Gobert, Denise Valencia Newbur, Associate Professor, Physical Therapy, Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Greathouse, David G, Clinical Professor, Physical Therapy, Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Hale, Jennifer Lee, Clinical Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy, Ph.D., Boston University

Kroon, Pierre Augustinus, Clinical Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy, D.P.T., Rosalind Franklin Univ of Med&Sci

Lorenz, James G, Clinical Lecturer, Physical Therapy, D.P.T., Texas Tech Univ Health Sci Center

McDowell, Debra R, Clinical Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy, Ph.D., Texas Woman's University

Okere, Suzanna Dougherty, Clinical Associate Professor, Physical Therapy, Ph.D., Texas Woman's University

Parker, Mary Elizabeth, Clinical Associate Professor, Physical Therapy, Ph.D., Texas Woman's University

Rich, Angela Jean, Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy, SCD, Texas Tech Univ Health Sci Center

Sanders, Barbara L, Associate Dean, College of Health Professions and Chair - Professor, Physical Therapy, Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Spivey, Steven S, Clinical Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy, D.P.T., Hardin-Simmons University

Stickley, Lois A, Associate Professor, Physical Therapy, Ph.D., Texas Tech University

Williams, Shannon Hope, Clinical Lecturer, Physical Therapy, D.P.T., MGH Inst of Health Professions