With the permission of Ministry of Education, the Department of Physical Therapy in HungKuang University is founded in 1998.  Adopting the educational philosophy of University and School of Medicine & Nursing, the Department has developed into a characteristic university of technology for Physical Therapy professional education with the efforts of all the faculties for more than ten years.  The educational feature of physical therapy department is helping students to develop the second skill in the field of profession, including capabilities in exercise consulting, long-term care, and insole and foot orthotics and to possess abilities of market competition, license-certified, and future professional development.

There are one professor, 3 associate professors, and 6 assistant professors for a total of 10 full-time faculties in the Department of Physical Therapy. They all have plentiful clinical experience, at least 5 years in medical center with professional specialties including musculoskeletal, neurological, cardiopulmonary and pediatric areas.
After graduating from this department, most of the students work as physical therapists in medical institutions, and some have opened physiotherapy clinics and acted as sports instructors.