About the Department

Department of Physiotherapy in the School of Rehabilitation of Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) has a long (about 55 years old) and a proud history. At the beginning of establishment, the first group of students officially started their education at Department of Physical Therapy in the School of Medicine at Imam Khomeini Hospital in 1965. Then, with foundation of the School of Rehabilitation, department was approved by the World Health Organization (WHO). This department is one of the most important departments of this School which has played an important role in the development of TUMS and the School’s academic programs. At the present, this department offers a variety of programs through research, educational and clinical tools in both orthopedics and neurologic clinics in the Rehabilitation School and in the other clinics of hospitals, including Imam Khomeini, Sina, Shariati, The Children's Medical Center, Shariati Heart Center, etc.

These programs include:

A four-year under-graduated program -Bachelor’s of Science in Physical Therapy (B.Sc. (PT)).
Post-graduate degree programs:
A twenty-four month program - Master of Science in Physical Therapy (M.Sc.PT)
A twenty-four month program - Master of Science in Sport Physical Therapy (M.Sc.PT)
A full-time four-year program - Ph.D.
A twenty-four month program (after M.Sc.PT)-Doctor of Physical Therapy (D.P.T)