Sports Physical Therapy

SchoolSchool of Rehabilitation
DepartmentDepartment of Sports Physiotherapy
DegreeM.Sc. (Master of Science).

Program Description: 

In case of any inquiries, you can contact the Office of International representative of the Department of Increasing interest for  physical exercises may increase the risk of sports injuries. But, the presence of  uninformed coaches in sports clubs and performing faulty movements lead to severe injuries. Thus, relevant specialists are necessary for treatment and training to correct movements. Unfortunately, experimental sports coaches perform these actions due to the lack of related specialists. Recently, the ministry of health has started to train specialists in this field as sports physiotherapists because of extensive sports fields, physical education clubs, sports at schools and universities to help the assessment, treatment or prevention of the sports and exercise injuries.


  • Improvement of scientific level in sports related fields
  • Scientific promotion of the related graduations in many aspects
  • Research in the sciences related to sports physiotherapy
  • Promotion of service delivery in relevant centers
  • Promotion of amateurs, athletic and national health level


Admission Requirements

General Requirement: To apply for this program, you will need to fulfill a number of requirements, which can be found in the Graduate Admission Requirements.

Specific Requiremetns:  Holding a Bachelor’s degree (B.Sc.) in physical therapy  received in Iran or abroad

The eligible candidate should have successfully completed an approved related Degree program and should be proficient in English or Persian.

Admission Deadline

Tehran University of Medical Sciences has a rolling application system and reviews student applications all year round.

However, the deadline for the September intake is June 31.

Education Fees and Yearly Expenses

For complete and comprehensive information about fees and expenses, please refer to the Education Fees and Yearly Expenses section.


Duration:  2.5  years


Courses and number of credits:

Prerequisite courses:                5 credits  

Special Courses:                           23credits

Thesis:                                           4 credits

Total:                                            32 credits

Program Curriculum

For more information, please download the Program Curriculum of Sports Physical Therapy


Contact Information:

In case of any inquiries, you can contact the Office of International representative of the Department of Sports Physiotherapy Tehran University of Medical Sciences through the following:

Contact Person :   Dr. Hossein Baghery

Tel.:  (+98 21)  77528469

Email  :


Address: Department of Sports Physiotherapy, Rehabilitation Faculty, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Pitch-e-ShemiranSt., Enghelab St,Tehran, Iran

To contact the Office of International Admissions, please use the following information:

Tel.: (+98 21) 8890 2090-93, Ext.: 169


Address: No. 21, Dameshgh St., Vali-e Asr Ave., Tehran 1416753955, Iran


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