Embark on a new career!
Become a valued member of the Physical Therapy Team as a Physical Therapy Aide. Physical Therapy Aides provide vital healthcare assistance to patients needing therapeutic treatment to restore strength and mobility. According to the Occupational Handbook, between 2014 and 2024 the demand for Physical therapy aides (PTA) is expected to grow 40 percent faster than the average for all occupations.
The Physical Therapy Aide program provides entry-level access to a growing healthcare field for individuals who desire to pursue a career in Physical Therapy. This two-part program is provided in an convenient online format with classroom training in clinical essentials, followed by a 52 hour on-site clinical experience.
Act on it! Take control with training that prepares you for a career in Physical Therapy. To review the Professional Education Scholarship - Click Here.
This is the profile of a person who will be successful as a physical therapy aide:
- Listens well
- Communicates well
- Enjoys helping others
- Works well with others
- Has basic computer skills
- Is caring and compassionate
- Is responsible and conscientious
- Reads and understands English
- Has physical dexterity and perhaps swims
Program Requirements: Successfully Complete:
Schedule for Spring 2018 - Click Here
- HES 492 - Become a Physical Therapy Aide (online course)
- HES 493 - Physical Therapy Aide Clinical