Physical Therapy

Degree and Title:
Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy (B.Sc. PT)

Study Hours/Academic Levels:
196 credit hours/5 academic levels plus an additional 6th year for training in the educational hospitals, institutes, health authorities, and training centers under the supervision of the Faculty Staff Members.

About

At BUC, theoretical knowledge is combined with clinical learning experiences to promote a positive learning environment, deliberate on evidence-based practice, promote leadership skills, and focus on the student’s manual skills.

Physical therapists are movement experts who optimize the quality of life through prescribed exercise, hands-on care, and patient education. Our physical therapy program will prepare you to become a compassionate, ethical practitioner who will help patients to reduce pain, restore function, and prevent disability. We produce a highly effective education program that graduates a unique physical therapist who is competitive nationally and internationally. Additionally, our program is committed to building international partnerships focused on manual therapy, neuromuscular rehabilitation, and cardiovascular rehabilitation.

Academic Majors and Departments

  • Basic Science
  • Physical Therapy for Internal Medicine and Geriatrics
  • Physical Therapy for Orthopedic
  • Physical Therapy for Neurology
  • Physical Therapy for Pediatrics
  • Physical Therapy for Women Health
  • Physical Therapy for Surgery and Burn

Career Opportunities

Physical therapy graduates can work in numerous hospitals whether in the outpatient clinic or in-patient for the treatment of pre & post-operative cases that require physical therapy, in addition to working inside the ICU. Our talented therapists are also vital in many rehabilitation centers and clinics, especially where manual therapy is prevailing.

Job Profiles

Physical Therapy Practitioner

The graduate registers for a physical therapy license from the Ministry of Health and General Physical Therapy Syndicate just after graduation and earns the title of Physical Therapy Practitioner.

Physical Therapy Specialist

After five years of graduation or after acquiring a Master’s Degree, the graduate earns the Specialist title.

Physical Therapy Consultant

After 20 years of graduation or after either acquiring a Master’s Degree, with 15 years of experience or acquiring a Ph.D. Degree together with a minimum of 10 years of experience the Graduate earns the Consultant title.

The graduates could specialize in one of the following departments by joining a post-graduate program:

  • Basic Science
  • Biomechanics
  • Physical therapy for Internal Medicine and Geriatrics
  • Physical Therapy for Orthopedic and Orthopedic Surgery
  • Physical Therapy for Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • Physical Therapy for Pediatrics and Pediatric Surgery
  • Physical Therapy for Women Health
  • Physical Therapy for Surgery and Burn

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