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Students are expected to attend the program as a full-time student (up to 40 hours per week) for the duration of the program. Part-time participation is not allowed for any part of the program unless the student is recovering from an injury, surgery, or post-partum and the physician will allow the student to attend classes but not to attend clinical. The hours students will be in clinical are:

  • 7:15 a.m.-4:45 p.m.

  • 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

  • 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. or 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m., depending on the clinical rotation/site

  • All evening shifts are 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m.

The student will complete a total of 1980 hours while in the program. During each quarter the student is required to complete the following number of clinical hours in order to receive a grade for that clinical course:

  • Fall (1st quarter): 264 hours

  • Winter (2nd quarter): 297 hours

  • Spring (3rd quarter): 297 hours

  • Summer (4th quarter): 231 hours

  • Fall (5th quarter): 297 hours

  • Winter (6th quarter): 297 hours

  • Spring (7th quarter): 297 hours

Students will not be recommended for writing the A.R.R.T examination, until the required hours of training and didactics are completed.

If you have questions about where clinicals are held, vist our Clinical Site page.