Physical Therapy

The College of Physical Therapy of the University of Perpetual Help-Dr. Jose G. Tamayo Medical University (Formerly known as the Perpetual Help College of Medicine) was established in 1980. The Physical Therapy program received its government recognition in 1985 and in 1993 a five- year BS Physical Therapy program was implemented. In 1997 the Certificate in Physical Therapy course, a three-year program was offered.

The College of Physical Therapy is in constant pursuit of excellence and this is best exemplified by the successful PACUCOA level one accreditation status awarded in 1997 and level two in 1998 which it has maintained since.

In is 35 years the college has graduated successful professionals employed both locally and internationally.


  1. To develop competitive professionals equipped with competencies required of a physical therapist.
  2. To achieve recognition as one of the most respected physical therapy education institutions in the country.
  3. To engage in research that can contribute to the betterment of physical therapy care and various health situations.
  4. To develop and implement sustainable community extensions and participate in local and national community outreach programs.