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Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy in the Philippines

The Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy (BSPT) is a five-year degree program in the Philippines that is concerned with using various treatments and exercises to restore the function of a broken bone or to compensate for the loss of a certain body part.

Some examples of courses that you may take while enrolled in this program include:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Kinesiology
  • Psychiatric Foundations for Physical Therapy
  • Physical Therapy Examination and Evaluation
  • Therapeutic Exercises
  • Orthotics and Prosthetics
  • Clinical Correlations for Medical Conditions
  • Clinical Correlations for Surgical, Neurologic, and Developmental Pediatric Condition
  • Clinical Education
  • Organization and Administration

In addition to taking the courses mentioned above, a minimum of 1500 hours of On-the-Job training at hospitals, clinics, rehabilitation centers or similar facilities may also be arranged by your school to give you a chance to apply what you’ll learn from the program in practical situations.


Licensed Physical Therapists can find employment in any of the following places:

  • Hospitals
  • Schools
  • Nursing Homes
  • Rehabilitation Centers
  • Professional Sports Teams


Passing the Physical and Occupational Therapists Licensure Examination is one of the requirements in applying for a PT-related job. Please check the official website of the Professional Regulatory Commission for more information.

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