Do you dream of a career where you can help people rehabilitate from injuries, disorders, or disabilities? Physical therapist assistants provide skilled interventions to clients of all ages with musculoskeletal, neurological, pain and movement disorders. Through using techniques such as therapeutic exercise, ambulation, and physical agents and by educating individuals in wellness and rehabilitation, physical therapy practitioners help restore and maintain function that allows patients to more fully participate in activities of daily life. Physical therapist assistants can work in school systems, fitness centers, long-term care facilities, home care agencies, hospitals, and outpatient clinics throughout the state of Utah and other locations.
A Physical Therapist Assistant Degree from Provo College gives you the education you need to begin your healthcare career with confidence. With the average graduation time of 21 months, you’ll quickly complete your Physical Therapist courses and jump into an in-demand career. Please contact us today and find out more information about our school and how you can earn your Physical Therapist Assistant Degree.
Associate of Science Degree in Physical Therapist Assisting – 21 months
The Physical Therapist Assistant Associate Degree Program at Provo College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org.
CAPTE Annual Accreditation Report Graduation Rates:
Licensure Examination Rate :
3-year average on the National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE) as reported by the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) = 2012-2014: 93.83%.
*100% pass rate for the PTA Class of 2015 and the PTA Class of 2016!
2014 – 95% of graduates who sought employment as PTAs were employed as PTAs within six months of graduation/licensure.
2015 – 100% of graduates who sought employment as PTAs were employed as PTAs within six months of graduation/licensure.