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Physical Therapy Assistant students in training

Physical Therapist Assistant

Associate of Applied Science (AAS)

Career Options:

Physical therapist assistants help provide physical therapy treatments and procedures. They may, in accordance with state laws, assist in the development of treatment plans, document the progress of treatment, and modify specific treatments in accordance with patient status.

Graduates are prepared to work in a variety of healthcare settings including acute care, outpatient, rehabilitation, and extended care. Upon completion of the PTA program, the graduate is prepared to take the National Physical Therapist Assistant Examination (NPTAE) provided by the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy and must receive a passing score in order to become a licensed PTA.


Semesters to complete the program


Estimated cost per semester for resident students, including books, supplies, and fees

Median Hourly Wage

Median Hourly Wage

Wages listed are for Cascade County. Source: Economic Modeling Specialist International

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Enrollment Information:

Laramie Smovir - Admissions Enrollment Specialist

Laramie Smovir
Enrollment Specialist