College of Physical Therapy


Physical Therapy is a four-year course program adapted to the K+12 curriculum. A spiral approach instruction integrating basic to advance Medical Sciences, Medical and Surgical disabling conditions and Physical Therapy treatment interventions. The first three years focuses on learning principles with exposure to clinical environment while fourth year is dedicated 10 months of clinical internship.
Graduates are equipped with the appropriate knowledge, skills and attitude in planning, organizing and directing Physical Therapy programs for the care of individuals whose ability to function is impaired or threatened by disease or injury. Our program aims to develop well-rounded physical therapists that can practice as part of large and varied team personnel that include the physician and other professionals and assist health specialists and members of the community.
The college provides theoretical courses clinical integration that will prepare the students for clinical practice as physical therapists, researchers and academicians and encourage research and community involvement that contributes to the health needs of the various sectors of the society. Graduates shall develop efficient clinical assessment skills through comprehensive instruction and hands-on training and be motivated for higher learning experiences and for continuous professional growth and instill among them a keen sense of responsibility, compassion and empathy for patients.

Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy


An acclaimed leader in clinically integrated physical therapy education whose graduates are exposed to technology-based-instruction, research, community and social responsibility with local and international collaboration.


Develop students to become well-rounded physiotherapists with desirable professional traits, knowledge and clinical skills, fostered by technology-based instruction, quality education, clinical integration, research, community rehabilitation advancing the practice of physical therapy.

Career Opportunities

  1. Physical Therapist Clinician
  2. Educator
  3. Administrator
  4. Social Advocate
  5. Researcher
  6. Community-based therapist

Student Organization

College of Physical Therapy Student Council
The organization that spearheads support towards the achievement of the students’ goals. It represents the values of purpose-driven leadership, academic excellence, respect for self, others and country, maintenance of value diversity, and accountability and community service.

Centralino Wellness Society
An organization promoting student welfare encompassing physical, emotional and spiritual wellness among the members of the college and that of the university. It also serves as a conduit for collaboration with other local and international Physical therapy organizations.


  1. East Avenue Medical Center
  2. MCU FDTMF Hospital
  3. Philippine Orthopedic Center
  4. Philippine Center for Sports Medicine
  5. The Medical City
  6. Veteran’s Memorial Medical Center
  7. National Children’s Hospital
  8. Jose R. Reyes Memorial Medical Center


Philippine Association of Rehabilitation Science Schools


  • Sibling Loyalty Discount
  • MCU Loyalty Discount
  • MCU Alumni Discount
  • MCU Continuing Student Discount
  • Presidential Decree 577
  • Presidential Decree 451
  • Creative Arts Group Grant
  • Entrance Scholarship
  • Filemon D. Tanchoco Scholarship