Undergraduate Degree program

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Advance Your Career with a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Degree

The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) 5-Years program at IHMS, in affiliation with Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University (SZABMU), Islamabad. The premier medical university recognized by the Higher Education Commission (HEC). Our program focuses on a comprehensive curriculum, research-based learning, and hands-on clinical experience to prepare you for a successful career in physical therapy.


Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT): Learning Experience

Our program emphasizes research and evidence-based learning to develop a strong foundation of knowledge in the field of physical therapy. Through a combination of individual and group assessments, oral and written presentations, and skills-based evaluations, you will enhance your critical thinking skills and broaden your understanding of the subject.

Clinical Overview

As a DPT student, you will be part of a dynamic and diverse cohort of peers who share a passion for the human body and its capabilities. Our program provides access to world-class clinical schools and renowned facilities at IHMS, offering specialized training in areas such as cardio-respiratory, pediatrics, musculoskeletal, and neurological physiotherapy practice.

Faculty and Research

Our experienced faculty members are experts in their respective fields and will guide you through innovative teaching methods. You will learn contemporary practices and gain insights from leading researchers, ensuring you receive the highest quality education. As a graduate, you will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to excel as a physiotherapist in Pakistan and worldwide.

Clinical Practice Opportunities for Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) students

As a student in the Doctor of Physiotherapy program, you will have numerous opportunities to explore and excel in clinical practice, research, and advocacy. Our program offers a wide range of experiences, including private practice, sports facilities, community health settings, and renowned hospitals. We have established close partnerships with esteemed institutions such as AFRIM, NIH, and Poly Clinic. Providing exclusive clinical experiences in the country’s leading healthcare organizations.

Throughout your journey in the program, you will witness the transformative power of healthcare in action. You will have the chance to collaborate with diverse community groups, gaining invaluable insights into their health challenges. By analyzing these problems within their broader contexts, you will develop the ability to create meaningful outcomes that positively impact people’s lives.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

To be eligible for the program, you must have a minimum of 60% marks in FSc Pre-medical and entry test of SZABMU or MDCAT.

Federal General Hospital (NIH) ISLAMABAD

Armed Forces Institute of Rehabilitation & Medicine (AFIRM)

The total cost of the one-year Postgraduate diploma program is Rs. 120,000, which can be paid in full or in Two Instalments.

For 90% Marks in FSc: Fee Rs. 84,000/- per semester (30% Discount offered)

For 80% Marks in FSc: Fee Rs. 90,000/- per semester (25% Discount offered)

For 70% Marks in FSc: Fee Rs. 96,000/- per semester (20% Discount offered)

The scope of Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) is extensive, with opportunities in diverse healthcare settings. Hospitals, rehabilitation centers, sports clinics, and private practice. DPT graduates can work as physical therapists, helping patients recover from injuries, manage chronic conditions, improve mobility, and enhance overall physical well-being. With the growing demand for physical therapy services, DPT offers a promising career path with ample opportunities for professional growth and making a positive impact on patients’ lives.

Start Your Journey to Becoming a Skilled Physical Therapist

Join us at IHMS and embark on a rewarding journey towards becoming a skilled and compassionate physical therapist. Gain the expertise and practical experience needed to make a difference in the lives of patients and contribute to the field of healthcare.