WOULD you like a career AS a Physical Therapist Assistant?
If you have an interest in healthcare, a strong background in science, and like to help people move, then our Physical Therapist Assistant, A.S. degree program is for you. This program is designed to prepare you for entry-level work as a physical therapist assistant. Gulf Coast State College offers the necessary courses to help you develop the skills that employers are looking for today. You will get hands-on training in the field of physical therapy through both academic laboratory and clinical practice. This program will prepare you to take the national licensure examination through the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) and is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).
While salaries vary based on the type and location of your job, based on the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for physical therapist assistants was $45,290 in May 2016.
Visit our main Physical Therapist Assistant Program website.
Contact AN ADVISOR:
Melinda Cumbaa, PT, MS, DPT
PTA Program Coordinator
Kelli Walsingham, PTA, BSSFM, MS
Assistant Coordinator & ACCE, PTA Program
850-769-1551, extension 6180
Melinda Cumbaa, Physical Therapist Assistant Coordinator
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