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Associate of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)

Associate of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)

With the South College Associate of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant program in Asheville, Knoxville or Nashville, 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 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 Therapist Assistant degree in Asheville, Knoxville or Nashville!

  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.

Industry Outlook

Physical therapist assistants work alongside physical therapists to help people improve their mobility and strength. If you’re interested in a rewarding  career, our AS in Physical Therapist Assistant program can provide the training you need to work with physical therapists 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 offers a BS in Health Science (Post-Physical Therapist Assistant) and a Doctor of Physical Therapy for students interested in becoming physical therapists.

Associate of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)

Program Overview

The Associate of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant at South College can help 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, Knoxville & Nashville

The South College Associate of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant program offered at the Asheville, Knoxville and Nashville campuses is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Avenue, Suite 100, Alexandria, VA 22305-3085, phone: 703-706-3245; email: [email protected]. The next review is scheduled for 2023 (Asheville) and 2024 (Knoxville/Nashville). If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please contact Pam deMent (Asheville) at (828) 398-2527/[email protected], Samantha Harris (Nashville) at (629) 802-3125/[email protected], or Don Reagan (Knoxville) at (865) 251-1839/[email protected].

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