Physical Therapist Assistant, AS

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Physical Therapist Assistant
This physical therapist assistant degree offers a hands on experience to students to prepare them for a career as an PTA.

Change Lives for the Better as a Physical Therapist Assistant

Physical Therapist Assistants (PTA) work closely under the supervision of Physical Therapists to help people improve their physical capabilities. 

As a PTA, you will learn to provide care specified by a Physical Therapist such as physical exercise, the use of special devices or technology and education. Your goals would be to help patients manage pain, increase mobility and achieve a better quality of life.

PTAs are employed in many different settings including:

  • hospitals
  • private practices
  • outpatient clinics
  • nursing homes
  • schools
  • sports and fitness facilities
  • home healthcare