College of Rehabilitation Sciences (1974)
Physical Therapy is a five-year academic program of studies for an allied medical profession whose main purpose is the promotion of optimal health and function by providing services that develop, maintain and restore maximum movement and functional ability, relieve musculoskeletal pain and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities of patients suffering from injuries or diseases. Physical Therapy includes the art and science of evaluation and treatment by means of therapeutic exercise, heat, cold, light, water, manual manipulation, electricity and other physical agents for the care of individuals whose ability to function is impaired or threatened by disease or injury.
- Physical therapist clinician in various settings such as hospitals, out patient physical therapy clinic, athletic and sports training facilities, skilled nursing facilities, hospices, corporate and industrial settings.
- Teacher or educator in the academe
- Further education in medicine, graduate studies or law