Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy

The Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy program covers general education and professional courses. It includes an internship program that involves assigning students to different CHED-accredited affiliation centers that cater to various patient/client populations for a minimum of 1500 hours. The intern/student during the course of the training must have exposure to a variety of opportunities that will prepare him/her for the different roles expected of him/her upon graduation. The University may require a minimum of 1200 hours of clinical experiences which include patient/client evaluation and management from different populations, including but not limited to neurological, musculoskeletal cardiopulmonary, pediatric, geriatrics, well population and community-based rehabilitation. A minimum of 160 hours to a maximum of 300 hours will be used to provide training opportunities in a combination of other roles (non-clinical rotation).

 

The Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy program aims to produce a graduate who:

  1. adheres to the standards of the physical therapy profession;
  2. provides suitable habilitation and rehabilitation services with compassion;
  3. delivers holistic quality healthcare with the highest degree of professional, moral and ethical standards;
  4. leads in rehabilitation-related researches;
  5. supports community building through rehabilitation programs; and
  6. advocates excellence in the physical wellness field.

 

Core Values

  1. Accountability
  2. Altruism
  3. Compassion
  4. Excellence
  5. Integrity
  6. Professional Duty
  7. Social Responsibility

The Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy program aims to produce physical therapists who are competent to fulfill professional responsibilities in the following:

  1. patient/client care in various settings for different populations;
  2. education of individuals and groups;
  3. administration and management of physical therapy programs, institutions and facilities, including private practice and delivery of home health care services;
  4. lifelong learning for the development of the professional;
  5. health promotion;
  6. advocacy for the advancement of the profession;
  7. community service and development; and
  8. research.

 

Graduates of the program can land a job as physical therapy general practitioners, educators, researchers, or community-based therapists. The may also land a job in medical sales. The program is likewise a preparatory course for medicine.