• Physical Therapist Assistant: Programmatically Accredited

    The demand for physical therapist assistants is expected to be high, and job prospects are very good for the future, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.(1) Remington College's 24-month(2) Physical Therapist Assistant associate's degree program (3) helps to prepare you for this challenging and rewarding healthcare specialty area by offering a program of classroom study, hands-on labs, and planned clinical education experiences.

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    Therapies for Various Age Groups

    • Develop skills in key physical therapy interventions.
    • Assist with the treatment of select patients in a student clinical setting under the supervision of licensed physical therapy practitioners.
    • Prepare for your board exam to become a licensed physical therapy assistant in the state where you choose to work.

    Program Mission and Goals

    The mission of the PTA Program is "to prepare individuals to practice as a physical therapy assistant under the supervision of a licensed physical therapist." The program's goal is "to develop students into ethical, safe, and critical-thinking members of the healthcare team who assist physical therapists in providing physical therapy."

    Our program offers you an opportunity to learn how to:

    • Perform selected treatment techniques under the supervision of a licensed physical therapist.
    • Use testing and measurement techniques appropriate to the plan of care established by the physical therapist.
    • Communicate effectively with patients, families, colleagues, and other healthcare providers.
    • Act professionally and ethically within the APTA Code of Ethics and Standard of Conduct.

    State Board Licensure Exam Preparation

    Once you complete the program, you'll be eligible to take your state board licensure exam. As a licensed physical therapist assistant, you can be well on your way to a rewarding career in places like:

    • Inpatient rehabilitation facilities
    • Outpatient clinics or offices
    • Hospitals
    • Skilled nursing or extended care facilities
    • Hospices
    • Fitness centers and sports training facilities