Play a Key Role in Giving Patients Back Their Lives
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 your patient walk for the first time after an auto accident brings a great feeling of personal satisfaction that can be even more exciting when shared with an entire rehabilitation team. In Concorde’s CAPTE-accredited** physical therapist assistant program, you can gain the skills you need to support patients during physical therapy programs. The program includes hands-on training and externshipsᶛ , teaching therapeutic exercises, functional, mobility and ambulation training, and activities of daily living.
Block Transfer Opportunity Available
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.
Graduates of qualifying degree programs may be eligible to block transfer 18 credits and earn their degree sooner.
Our associate degree program equips you to pursue a career as a physical therapist assistant in as few as 21 months.* When you graduate, you’ll be able to serve effectively in a variety of settings supporting physical therapy treatments.