School of Physical Therapy
Help Patients Heal with Physical Therapy
Physical therapy is all about helping people who are sick or injured to improve or restore their mobility and relieve pain.
Whether you work as a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant, this field can offer direct patient interaction that can be very emotionally rewarding. Regaining the ability to walk or move without pain can be life changing, and, if you become a physical therapy professional, you’ll not only get to witness these moments but also help to make them a reality for your patients!
Learn more today about how the Physical Therapy programs at South College can prepare you to pursue your goals in the field through engaging courses, hands-on clinical training, and an experienced, supportive faculty and staff.
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Associate of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant
- South College Asheville, South College Atlanta, South College Knoxville Parkside, South College Nashville
- Through both classroom and in-the-field clinical training, you’ll develop the skills you need to assist physical therapists in delivering treatment plans that help patients from athletes to military veterans regain function, strength, and control. This course of study covers all aspects of physical therapy, including sports medicine, pediatrics, acute care, outpatient orthopedics, rehabilitation, extended care, and assisted living.
Doctor of Physical Therapy
- South College Atlanta, South College Knoxville Parkside, South College Nashville
- The Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at South College was the first in the country to be offered through a 2-year blended-learning model, presenting a flexible semi-online alternative for students who want to enter the physical therapy profession. The unique curriculum, clinical education program, and post-professional residency collaborations are specifically designed to reduce the cost of DPT education and fast-track your future career in physical therapy.