The clinical education component of the curriculum consists of 34 weeks of full-time clinical experiences within 22 credit hours. The first of four clinical education experiences occurs at the end of the first year of didactic coursework and lasts 9 weeks. This education experience will allow for the application of musculoskeletal knowledge and skills gained in coursework up to that point. The second clinical education experience occurs at the end of the second year of didactic coursework and also last 9 weeks. This education experience will focus on the application of neuromuscular and neurological rehabilitation knowledge and skills. The last 2 clinical education experiences occur in the Spring semester of year 3 of the DPT program. These experiences are each 8 weeks in length and allow students to experience additional areas of practice and practice settings.