Physical Therapy

The Physical Therapy program bases its work on the Law 528 of 1999, and within its academic concept, holds as its essential object of study the understanding and management of the human body movement through the different stages of life.

Form both the national and international benchmarks of the profession and in line with institutional policies, the program aims to train ideal and integral professionals, guaranteeing their development in social areas, as well as in psychological and biological areas, within all different professional areas and fields, in such a manner that they may respond to regional, national and international educational requirements. 

SNIES 1877

RC No 1004 of January 24th – 2014
Validity: seven years

Course of studies 
Duration: Eight semesters
Program credits:  152
PAdmission periodicity: Every six months
Modality: On-site
Tuition fee 2021: $6.771.000 per semester

SNIES 8091

RC No 2115 de 19 de Febrero de 2014
Valid for 7 years

Course of studies
Duration: Eight semesters
Program credits: 152
Admission periodicity: Every six months
Modality: On-site
Tuition fee 2021: $4.510.000 per semester

SNIES 8093

RC No 02018 de 15 de Febrero de 2017
Valid for 7 years

Course of studies
Duration: Eight semesters
Program credits: 152
Admission periodicity: Every six months
Modality: On-site
Tuition fee 2021: $4.379.000 per semester

SNIES 9426

RC No 16699 de 20 de Noviembre de 2013
Valid for 7 years

Course of studies
Duration: Eight semesters
Program credits: 152
Admission periodicity: Every six months
Modality: On-site
Tuition fee 2021: $4.379.000 per semester

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Professional profile

A graduate from Maria Cano University is characterized by being a caring professional, autonomous, ethical, of critical thinking, creative, with communication skills and with social commitment, which allows to become agents of change by participating in a democratic and responsible manner inside transformation processes in the involving community and professional world.

A comprehensive professional capable of contributing to the improvement of the quality of life of the individual, family, and community through the application of knowledge around the human body movement as an essential element of the human health.

Occupational Profile

Graduates from the Physiotherapy program at Maria Cano University are properly trained to work in clinical scenarios, sports and labor, from the diagnostic evaluation, promotion, prevention, therapeutic intervention, rehabilitation, research and management from the human body movement perspective.

CURRICULUM

Course of Studies

Semester

Credits

  • Mathematical Logic 2
  • Introduction to Health 2
  • Informatics 2
  • Maria Cano Lecture 2
  • English I 3
  • Morphophysiology I 3
  • Epistemology 2
  • Communication Techniques 2

Credits 18

Credits

  • Human Development 2
  • Biochemistry 3
  • English II 3
  • Morphophysiology II 4
  • Research Methodology 4
  • Ethics 2

Credits 18

Credits

  • Statistics 3
  • Public health 4
  • Physics 2
  • Administration 2
  • Neurophysiology 4
  • Project formulation 3

Credits 18

Credits

  • Epidemiology 2
  • Disabilities 2
  • Psychopathology 2
  • Physioqinetics 2
  • Environmental management 2
  • Exercise Physiology 2
  • Kinesiology and biomechanics 4
  • Project formulation and evaluation 4

Credits 20

Credits

  • Evaluation methods 3
  • Neuromuscular I 5
  • Sports 4
  • Musculoskeletal I 6

Credits 18

Credits

  • Physical media 4
  • Neuromuscular II 5
  • Cardiovascular pulmonary I 4
  • Musculoskeletal II 4
  • Practices I 2

Credits 19

Credits

  • Massotherapy 4
  • Cardiovascular pulmonary II 4
  • Advanced elective I 2
  • Practices II 10

Credits 20

Credits

  • Procedures 3
  • Well-being and occupational health 3
  • Systemic diseases 3
  • Advanced elective II II 2
  • Practices III 10

Credits 21