Among our graduates from 2010-2012:
The Physical Therapist Assistant program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation inPhysical Therapy Education of the American Physical Therapy Association, 1111 N Fairfax St.,
Alexandria, VA 22314, 1-800-999-2782.
Helping people regain or attain the ability to walk and carry out daily activities can be very satisfying. As a physical therapist assistant, you're an integral part of a rehabilitation team that helps patients improve their quality of life by restoring physical function or preventing permanent disability.
Our program prepares you to become a physical therapist assistant.
You can find more information through Career One Stop and Florida's Labor Market Statistics Center.
Employment of physical therapist assistants is expected to increase 46 percent through
2020, much faster than the average for all occupations. This soaring demand is due in part
to an increasing aging population, particularly baby boomers who are staying more active later
in life than previous generations.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
This A.S. degree transfers to our bachelor's degree in Health Services Administration.
Transferable to a Bachelor's Degree in Health Services Administration at SPC.
All Physical Therapist Assistant courses (PHT) are given only at the Health Education Center, 7200 66th Street North, Pinellas Park, FL.
Additional Information: Physical Therapist Assistant Program
Due to the time-intensive nature of the PTA program courses, it is highly recommended that students complete as many of the general education and support courses as possible prior to entry into the program. Candidates will also complete the Health Programs Application. It is recommended that all students applying to the PTA program see a counselor or advisor at the Health Education Center.
APPROVED REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDENTS WITH CATALOG YEAR
20091/0415 (BEGINNING 8/24/2009) OR LATER
~ REFER TO CURRICULUM FILES FOR PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR REQUIREMENTS ~
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