Associate Degree in
Bachelors in Physical Therapist Assistant Eagle Gate College - Provo College
Help people get back on their feet as a Physical Therapist Assistant - If you dream of helping people restore their strength and mobility, especially in cases when they suffer from injuries, disorders, or disabilities, then consider a future as a physical therapist assistant (PTA). By earning your associate degree at Provo College, you can launch your physical therapist assistant career with confidence. In as little as 21 months, our PTA program will prepare you with the necessary skills to thrive in this in-demand profession.
Our associate-degree program will prepare you for a career as an entry-level physical therapist assistant. You will learn how to provide physical therapy interventions to clients of all ages with varied disorders. Through techniques like therapeutic exercise, ambulation, and physical agents, you will help them restore and maintain function to fully participate in daily life activities. From school systems and fitness centers to long-term care facilities, hospitals, and outpatient clinics, our hybrid-online curriculum will prepare you to work in a variety of settings. By the end of our program, you will complete 76 semester credit hours. Class topics include general psychology, medical terminology, therapeutic procedures, applied kinesiology, and more.