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Associate of Applied Science in Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)

Associate of Applied Science in Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)

With the South College Associate of Applied Science in Physical Therapist Assistant program in Asheville, you can get the education you need to become a physical therapist assistant or PTA. Pursue your Physical Therapist Assistant degree at South College and start working toward tomorrow’s PTA career today.

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Degree Features

Associate of Applied Science in Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)

  1. Program Duration

    24 months (full-time)

  2. Financial Aid

    Available for qualified applicants

  3. Location

    Earn your Physical Therapy Assistant degree in Asheville!

  4. Accreditation Status

    CAPTE accredited

Financial Aid

Financial aid, offered through a variety of government, state, and local programs, grants, and scholarships—like Tennessee Promise, Tennessee Reconnect, South College Promise, and others—are available to those who qualify. To learn more about the financing options available to help you pursue a PTA degree, contact a member of our admissions team today.

Industry Outlook

Physical therapist assistants work side-by-side with physical therapists to help people improve their mobility and strength. If you’re interested in a rewarding physical therapy career, our AAS in Physical Therapist Assistant program can help provide the training you need to work in areas such as acute care, rehabilitation, sports medicine, pediatrics, outpatient orthopedics, extended care, and assisted living. In addition to our PTA associate degree program, South College also offers a BS in Health Science (Pre-Physical Therapy) and a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) for students interested in becoming physical therapists.

Associate of Applied Science in Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)

Program Overview

The Associate of Applied Science in Physical Therapist Assistant at South College can equip you to launch a career as a physical therapist assistant in as little as two years. With demand for physical therapy high, now is a great time to pursue your dreams of obtaining a Physical Therapist Assistant associate degree from South College. Through both hands-on classroom and in-the-field clinical training at local facilities, our program can teach you the skills required to assist physical therapists in helping patients from athletes to military veterans regain physical function, strength, and control.

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Accreditation

Asheville

The South College Associate of Applied Science in Physical Therapist Assistant program offered at the Asheville campus is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: http://www.capteoline.org. The last review was conducted in 2012 with reaccreditation granted through 2022.

If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call (828)398-2527 or email pdement@south.edu.

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