Advanced Diploma in Physiotherapy

You can now start your internationally recognized American Associate Degree in Physiotherapy right here in Sri Lanka. The Advanced Standing arrangement between IIHS and SUNY Canton University-USA allows you to complete the first two years of your Associate Degree at IIHS and move on to SUNY Canton University-USA for the completion of the last 1.5 years.

This would not only improve the local students’ accessibility to American education but will dramatically reduce the cost of education. Upon completion of the Associate Degree, a student can find employment as a Physical Therapy professional and academically one can move on to a PhD level. Students are also eligible to obtain on campus part time employment during their study period.

Entry Requirements

  • G.C.E A/L any Streams – 3 Passes
  • IIHS Foundation Program

Career Prospects

Physiotherapists are also known as physical therapists where they opt for a technical job or a managerial job or a lecturing post. Physiotherapists contribute in a variety of areas such as industrial and automobile accidents, sports injuries, physical disabilities, home care, geriatrics, pediatrics, and preventative care.

Students aspiring to take up this field must keep in mind that this is a science that seeks to cure a patient without medicines and they almost always see the positive side of treatment where in rehabilitation they experience the patient’s recovery every day. It is indeed a very satisfactory experience and this is why more and more young people are attracted to this profession. Apart from this, qualified Physiotherapists are entitled to very attractive salaries and perks. On average an international Physiotherapist would earn an annual salary of approximately 60,000 USD and an Assistant Physiotherapist would earn approximately Rupees Approx 45500USD per annum.

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