Advance your career and make a difference as a physical therapist assistant.

Physical therapy is a vital fact of life for millions of Americans these days.

Without the care and assistance of physical therapists, many people would be unable to live like they used to before an accident or injury. Even a physical therapist needs help sometimes, and this is where physical therapist assistants come in.

You’ll learn how to assist physical therapists with procedures and rehabilitation programs for a number of different injuries and conditions with our physical therapist assistant program. Through a combination of classwork, active lab participation, and clinical experience working with real physical therapy patients, you’ll learn the skills and techniques you’ll employ every day in your new career as a physical therapist assistant.

After completion of the program, you’ll be prepared to take the National Physical Therapy Assistants Examination (NPTAE) licensure exam and start your promising career as a physical therapist assistant.

This is a limited enrollment program.

Academic Policies and Requirements

Associate of Applied Science - Physical Therapist Assistant

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"Baker made me a smarter clinician. The instructors had experience that other professors might not have from other colleges."

- Jill Ivy, Physical Therapist Assistant
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