Physical Therapy Education in the Philippines

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) issues memoranda and guiding instruments for all formal college education, including physical therapy. Its Technical Panel on PT Education monitors compliance of colleges and universities with physical therapy programs to educational standards.

As of January 2011, there are ninety-four (94) local higher education institutions with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy program.

As of June 2011, three (3) higher education institutions are known to offer master’s degrees in physical therapy.

The following are the most recent and relevant CHED Memoranda and Issuances on standards for Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy:

CMO 23 Series 2007
General guidelines for the physical therapy and occupational therapy internship program

CMO 24 Series 2006
Policies, standards and guidelines for physical therapy and occupational therapy education


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