Embark on a new career!

Become a valued member of the physical therapy team as a Physical Therapy Aide (PTA). Physical Therapy Aides provide vital healthcare assistance to patients needing therapeutic treatment to restore strength and mobility. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Occupational Handbook, the demand for Physical Therapy Aides is expected to grow faster than the average for all occupations in response to the healthcare needs of an aging population and individuals with chronic conditions.

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 program is provided in an convenient online format.

Act on it! Take control with training that prepares you for a career in physical therapy.  Successful physical therapy aides:

  • Listen and communicate well.
  • Work well with others.
  • Possess basic computer skills.
  • Are caring and compassionate.
  • Are responsible and conscientious.
  • Read and understand English,
  • Possess physical dexterity and perhaps swims,

To register for HES 492 - Become a Physical Therapy Aide, start here:

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