The physiotherapist profession has important duties in increasing health and quality of life, gaining the knowledge and skills to plan and apply treatment approaches, many of which have been developed by physiotherapists, who will use physiotherapy-specific evaluation methods after the diagnosis of a specialist physician in all kinds of injuries, diseases and old age, pain and dysfunctions that cause movement disorders.


Currently, physiotherapists are providing services with approaches that are increasing in number every day to improve the quality of life related to movement and health, regardless of all situations where movement and function are threatened for various reasons. The possible needs of societies in the world and in our country, such as the prolongation of human life in this day and in the future, the prolongation of old age and disease processes, make the development of the profession of physical therapist inevitable.


The need for physical therapy and rehabilitation practices in pain and functional disorders caused by injury, illness, orthopedic disability, movement system disorders, and various diseases is increasing. In the success of the treatments, it is of great importance that the application is carried out by well-trained assistant medical personnel. The goal of the Physiotherapy Program is to train assistant medical personnel who have received training in this subject, which is lacking in the field of physical therapy practice.


Job Opportunities

Graduates of this department can do private or public duties in National and International Inpatient Treatment Centers (University, Public, etc.), Orthopedics and Traumatology, Neurology / Pediatric Neurology, Psychiatry, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Neurosurgery, General Surgery, Cardiology, Cardiovascular Surgery, Chest Diseases / Thoracic Surgery, Pediatrics, Urology, Oncology, Gynecology, Otorhinolaryngology departments, all intensive care units, Plastic Surgery Services, Burn Units, Rheumatology departments, Emergency Service Units and Dental Units, Special Education and Rehabilitation Centers, Prosthesis-Orthotics production and rehabilitation centers, institutions providing Primary Health Care Services, Industrial Areas, Schools, Sports Clubs, Nursing Homes, Vocational Rehabilitation Centers, Spa Centers, Branch Centers, Home Care Centers.


Undergraduate Departments that can be transferred with DGS (Vertical Transfer Exam) *

  • Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation
  • Nursing
  • Nursing and Health Services

* These are the departments included in the 2018 OSYM guide.