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7 Associate of Science Programs in Health Care Physiotherapy 2024

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Associate of Science Programs in Health Care Physiotherapy

Associate degrees deliver requisite knowledge to work in a specific field and can often be applied to continuing education in the future. The duration of programs is generally two years in length and, depending in the degree, are sometimes considered equivalent to the first part of a bachelor’s program.

What is an Associate of Science in Physiotherapy? This program trains students to work with professionals and treat patients with an individualized care plan. Students will often learn how to carry out care plans through maneuvering patient bodies, stretching, massaging, functional training and physical modalities to improve patient mobility, relieve pain, prevent disability and restore function. Learning is both theoretical and clinical to gain hands-on skills and knowledge of best practices. Studies also include building understanding of fitness and wellness programs and exercise regimens to assist in patient care.

By obtaining an Associate of Science in Physiotherapy, graduates will have the knowledge and skills necessary to work in a field that is dedicated to helping others and is growing in need. Student will have the opportunity to take specific certification exams and qualify for a wide range of jobs.

Contact schools about available programs to determine costs, focus of programs available, schedules and admission requirements, as they do vary by country and institution.

With an associate degree in physiotherapy, you will be qualified to gain certification as a physical therapy assistant, a physical therapy education instructor, an athletic or personal trainer and an exercise physiologist. Professionals in the field generally work hand-in-hand with doctors and clients or patients to develop and carry out care plans and achieve client goals. An associate degree may also qualify you for further targeted education in your desired field.

Programs are offered for both full and part-time students, and different program focuses are available for diverse interests. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.