Physical Therapist Assistant Associate of Applied Science
Play a Key Role in Helping Patients Recover from Injury
Physical therapist assistants (PTAs) work with physical therapists (PTs) to help treat impairments in physical strength, mobility or balance resulting from injury to the musculoskeletal system, neurological disorders (e.g., stroke, arthritis) or aging.
Watching a patient walk for the first time after an auto accident brings a great feeling of personal satisfaction that can be even more gratifying when shared with an entire rehabilitation team. A patient’s goal will become your goal, and the team will experience his or her achievements first hand. Patients will be thankful for the help on the tough road to recovery.
In Concorde’s Physical Therapist Assistant Associate of Applied Science program, you can gain the skills you need to perform these important functions. The program includes hands-on training and externshipsᶛ, teaching therapeutic exercises, functional, mobility and ambulation training, and activities of daily living.
Gain skills to help patients recover from injuries and illnesses, regain mobility, and manage pain.
Learn how to treat patients using a variety of techniques, including using devices and equipment and help educate patients and their families.
Complete your degree in as few as 20 months of study.*
Graduates of qualifying degree programs may be eligible to block transfer 18 credits and earn their degree sooner.*
Available at our Dallas campus location.
Our associate degree program equips you to pursue a career as a physical therapist assistant in as few as 20 months.* When you graduate, you’ll be able to serve effectively in a variety of settings supporting physical therapy treatments.