Physical Therapy Department

Mission

The mission of the Physical Therapy Department is to promote and maintain the highest level of education through improvement in education, research quality, and community services in the field of physical therapy. The Department offers a comprehensive educational program through varieties of teaching methodology, laboratory, clinical experiences and field training which are culturally and ethically sensitive. Graduates of the Department will be able to function in changing and diversifying health care settings. The Department provides evidence-based practice according to the highest professional standards by the incorporation of recent research findings into professional practice. To achieve its mission, the department relies on highly specialized and dedicated staff members.

Objectives

Undergraduate education in the Physical Therapy Department provides:

  • Fundamental knowledge in physical therapy science.
  • The opportunity to practice in different areas of interest in physical therapy.
  • Intensive training in problem solving, laboratory skills, and practical skills.
  • A well-rounded education that includes communication skills, the ability to function well on a team, an appreciation for ethical behaviour, and the ability to engage in lifelong learning.

This education is expected to prepare our students to thrive and to lead. It also prepares them to achieve our Educational Program Objectives:

  • Provide competent professional graduates who can meet the rapid changes in the physical therapy field.
  • Prepare graduates to practice in a manner responsive to the community needs while maintaining the highest ethical standards.
  • Promote and maintain continuous cooperation and interaction with local, regional and international health care organizations.

Degrees offered by the Department

  1. Bachelor in Physical Therapy
  2. Doctor of Physical Therapy