Academics

Graduate

Graduate

Physical Therapy

Key information

Course information

Programs Concentrations Obtainable Degree Number of Semesters Duration
Master Normal Physical Therapy M.S. in Addiction Science 4 2 years
Nerovous System Major
Musculoskeletal System Major
Sports Physical Therapy Major
Ph.D Normal Physical Therapy Ph.D. in Addiction Science 6 3 years
Master & Ph.D. Combined Normal Physical Therapy Ph.D. in Addiction Science 8 4 years

General requirements

Degree requirenments M.A. Bachelor’s dgree or above
M.A. & Ph.d Combined Bachelor’s dgree or above
Ph.D. Master’s degree or above
Language requirenments TOEFL(PBT 530, CBT 197, iBT 71) IELTS 5.5/ CEFR B2/TEPS 600(NEW TEPS 327)

The educational purpose of the Department of Physical Therapy at the Graduate School of Sahmyook University is based on the educational ideology of Hongik human beings in Korea and the Christian education of the whole person in the body, spirit, and spirit of the University. It aims to cultivate Christian physical therapists who will contribute to the development and health of human society by cultivating physical therapy leader character and creative research ability. The specific goals are as follows.

  • Based on love for God and man, high ethics, and moral view, we must cultivate the character of a physical therapy leader who respects human life and dignity.
  • Students have problem-solving skills by utilizing the profound theory of physical therapy and their expertise in physical therapy to meet all needs related to human health and well-being.
  • Students have the creative thinking skills and research skills necessary to properly understand knowledge in physical therapy and health-related fields, raise problems, and induce new knowledge.
  • The role of physical therapy educators, physical therapy managers, and clinical physical therapy experts who can contribute to the improvement of health level and the development of human society can be performed by exploring the theory of physical therapy, developing character as a physical therapy leader, and cultivating research capabilities.

Fees & Scholarships

*Entrance fee Master course Master & Ph.D. combined course Ph.d
Tuition per semester 835,000 KRW 5,340,000 KRW 1~3 semester: 5,340,000KRW
4~8 semester: 5,490,000KRW
5,490,000KRW
**International Student Scholarship applied 835,000 KRW 2,670,000 KRW 1~3 semester: 2,670,000KRW
4~8 semester: 2,745,000KRW
2,745,000KRW
  • *Entrance fee is paid only for the first semester.
  • *The International Student Scholarship is applied to all international students in the first semester, and from the second semester, the scholarship is applied differently according to the GPA of the previous semester.
    (Check the table below)
GPA standard Scholarship
Above or equal to 4.0 50% of tuition
Above or equal to 3.5 40% of tuition
Above or equal to 3.0 20% of the tuition

Our Experts

Research Centers and Laboratories

Virtual Rehabilitation Lab
  • Research field
    The Lab research focus is on ‘Virtual Rehabilitation and motor learning’. Short-term research interest is on understanding the neuromuscular organization and control characteristics underlying bilateral coordination, and bio-feedback of the upper and lower limbs after stroke. A long-term goal is development of rehabilitation strategies for the functional improvement of adults with neurological deficits due to stroke, traumatic brain injury, Parkinson’s disease, and children with cerebral palsy.
  • Professor
    Lee, Byoung-Hee (E-mail : 3679@syu.ac.kr)
Research Centers and Laboratories

Converging Laboratory for Medicine and ICT(Information and Communications Technologies)

  • Research field
    In the era of the Internet of Things, which is advancing as a result of the 4th industrial revolution, it intends to study diagnosis and measurement technologies and treatment methods that can advance not only in the field of physical therapy, but also actively respond.
  • Professor
    LEE, Yong-Woo (E-mail : yongwo2@syu.ac.kr)

Careers

After graduation, career paths include medical institutions (general hospitals, hospitals, rehabilitation hospitals, clinics, nursing hospitals, etc.), sports institutions (sports club medical offices, exercise prescription offices, sports research institutes, etc.), corporate medical offices, rehabilitation research centers, government agencies, rehabilitation centers, and public health centers. You can get a job in your back. It is also possible to work abroad by obtaining licenses for physical therapists from around the world.

Module

Subjects Master Ph.D. Combined
Common Required Subject 3 3 6
Required Subjects 3 3 6
Elective Subjects 18 30 42
Thesis/Dissertation P P P
Total 24 36 54

Required Master Subjects

(General Physical Therapy, Nervous System, Musculoskeletal System, Sports Physical Therapy)

Subjects Credits
Research and statistics of physical therapy 3
Christian Ethics and Health Cares Ⅰ 3
Thesis for Master of Science in Physical Therapy P

Nerovous System Major Subjects

Subjects Credits
Adminstration and Policies of Physical Therapy 3
PNF Basic Course, Basic Principle of Neurological Physical Therapy 3
Part A, Neurological Physical Therapy Approach, Ⅰ 2
Part A, Neurological Physical Therapy Approach, Ⅱ 2
Advance Couse, Advanced Neurological Physical Therapy Approach Ⅰ 3
Level Ⅰ: International Basic couse, Advanced Neurological Physical Therapy ApproachⅠ 3
Level Ⅱ: International Basic couse, Advanced Neurological Physical Therapy ApproachⅡ 3

Musculoskeletal System Major Subjects

Subjects Credits
Adminstration and Policies of Physical Therapy 3
Evidence-Baced Physical Therapy and Rehabilitative Ultrasound Imaging-RUSI 3
Approach Orthopedic Manual Therapy for Cervical and thoracic Spine 1
Approach Orthopedic Manual Therapy for Lumbar Spine and pelvic 1
Techniques for OMPT 1
Approach Orthopedic Manual Therapy for U/E 1
Approach Orthopedic Manual Therapy for L/E 1
Mulligan approach for OMPT 1
Spinal manipulation 1

Sports Physical Therapy Major Subjects

Subjects Credits
Evidence-Baced Physical Therapy and Rehabilitative Ultrasound Imaging-RUSI 3
Electrodiagnosis & EMG 3
Sports Biomechanics 3
Sports Physical Therapy Diagnosis 3
Advanced sports Physical Therapy 1 3
Designated subject of Professor 3

Required Ph.D. Subjects

Subjects Credits
Advanced Research and Statistics 3
Christian Ethics and Health Cares Ⅱ 3
Thesis for Ph.D. of Science in Physical Therapy P

Required Combined Subjects

Subjects Credits
Research and statistics of physical therapy 3
Advanced Research and Statistics 3
Christian Ethics and Health Cares Ⅰ 3
Christian Ethics and Health Cares Ⅱ 3
Thesis for Ph.D. of Science in Physical Therapy P

Elective Subjects

Subjects Credits
Administration of Health Care 3
Statistics Methods in Biological Health Science 3
Clinical Naturopathy 3
Educational Theory 3
Rehabilitation for Movement Disorder 3
Assessment and Rehabilitation for Musculoskeletal System 3
Assistive Technology 3
Neuroscience 3
General Medicine 3
Podiatric medicine 3
Advanced Sports Medicine 3
Advanced Anatomy 3
Advanced Rehabilitation Medicine 3
Evaluation & Measurement 3
Motor Control Theory Ⅰ 3
Motor Learning Ⅰ 3
Physical Rehabilitation Assessment and Treatment Ⅰ 3
Clinical Neurology 3
Exercise Prescription 3
Motor Control Theory Ⅱ 3
Research Method 3
Advanced Diagnosis for Musculoskeletal System 3
Rehabilitation Technology 3
Evidence-Based Physical Therapy 3
Rehabilitative Ultrasound Imaging-RUSI 3
Motor Learning Ⅱ 3
Evidence-Baced Physical Therapy and Rehabilitative Ultrasound Imaging-RUSI 3
Administration and Policies for Physiotherapy 3
Aging and Long Term Care 3
Medical Law and Ethics 3
Psychology of Learning 3
Lymphatic Physical Therapy 3
Research for Rehabilitation and Movement Science 3
Advanced Research in Neurological Patient Management 3
Advanced Exercise Physiology 3
Endocrinology 3
Selective Functional Movement Assessment 3
Advanced Geriatric Physical Therapy 3
Advanced Pediatric Physical Therapy 3
Advanced Pathology 3
Pathological Physiology 3
Advanced Pharmacology 3
Advanced Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy Ⅰ 3
Advanced Manual Therapy Ⅰ 3
Gait Analysis 3
Advanced neurorehabilitation Study 3
Patho-Kinesiology 3
Advanced Orthopedic Physical Therapy 3
Advanced Neurologic Physical Therapy 3
Advanced Physiology Ⅰ 3
Advanced Physiology Ⅱ 3
Advanced Joint Physiology and Mobilization 3
Musculoskeletal Pathology 3
Professional Systems in Management 3
Seminar in Physical Therapy Ⅰ 3
Seminar in Physical Therapy Ⅱ 3
Advanced Neurologic Study) 3
Advanced Orthopedic Surgery Study Ⅰ 3
Electrodiagnosis & EMG 3
Advanced Biomechanics 3
Functional Motor Development 3
Advanced Manual Therapy Ⅱ 3
Neuroscience & Laboratory 3
Advanced Sports Physical Therapy Ⅰ 3
Integumentary Rehabilitation 3
Clinical Myology 3
Advanced Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy Ⅱ 3
Musculoskeletal Pathokinesiology Ⅰ 3
Advanced Sports Physical Therapy Ⅱ 3
Advanced Therapeutic Massage 3
Woman’s Health Physical Therapy 3
Advanced Exercise for Rehabilitation 3
Ergonomics and Rehabilitation Ⅰ 3
Advanced Orthopedic Surgery Study Ⅱ 3
Ergonomics and Rehabilitation Ⅱ 3
Advanced Therapeutic Exercise Ⅰ 3
Advanced Therapeutic Exercise Ⅱ 3
Advanced Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy 3
Advanced Research and Statistics Ⅱ 3
Rehabilitation Study 3
Vestibular Rehabilitation 3
Clinical Psycology 3
Virtual Rehabilitation Ⅰ 3
Differential Diagnosis in Physical Therapy 3
Neurorehabilitation and Recovery Research 3
Analysis of Human Movement 3
Psychosocial Rehabilitation 3
Advanced Clinical Biomechanics 3
Advanced Movement Science 3
East-West Integrative Medicine 3
Musculoskeletal Pathokinesiology Ⅱ 3
Physical Rehabilitation Assessment and Treatment Ⅱ 3
Applied Research Ⅰ 3
Applied Research Ⅱ 3
Rehabilitation and Counseling for aging person 3
Medical Research Paper Methodology Ⅰ 3
Medical Research Paper Methodology Ⅱ 3
Introduction to Neurofeedback 3
Experimental Methodology for Physical Therapy 3
Rehabilitative Ultrasound Imaging Ⅱ; RUSI Ⅱ 3
Curriculum Development 3
Advanced Biochemistry 3
Evidence-Based Rehabilitation Sciences Research 3
Advanced Psychology 3
Health care marketing 3
Methodology for Manual Physical therapy 3
Sports rehabilitation 3
Research Proposal Skills 3
Neuroscience for movement and Rehabilitation 3
Cultural Competency in Physical Therapy 3
Advanced exercise physiology in Geriatric practice 3
Management documentation for physical therapy 3
Robot Rehabilitation 3
Robot Rehabilitation2 3
Pathology and Management of Wounds 3
Industrial Physical Therapy 3
Industrial Physical Therapy2 3
Applications open in October 25, 2021
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