Dallas, Texas (July 2012) - Concorde Career Colleges Inc. announced the launch of a new Physical Therapist Assistant-(AAS) program in Dallas. Students can complete Concorde's new Associate of Applied Science degree program in as few as 20 months.
"Our new Physical Therapist Assistant space is ideal," explains Campus President Gerald Brazell. "We are able to combine classroom and skills training in a simulated clinical environment. Plus, the practice our students receive in actual clinics and hospitals offers our graduates the real-life experiences to start their Physical Therapist Assistant careers in as few as 20 months."
Physical Therapist Assistant is one of the many growing healthcare careers that shows good employment and earning potential. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the median annual wage of Physical Therapist Assistants in Texas was $58,820 in May 2010. The Texas Workforce Commission projects employment to grow statewide, creating 2,100 new jobs through 2018.
Concorde's new Associate of Applied Science degree program prepares students to enter the healthcare field as an entry-level Physical Therapist Assistant, guiding patients from physical disability to reaching the highest level of physical ability possible.
Concorde Career College in Dallas is located at 12606 Greenville Ave., Suite 130, Dallas, Texas. In addition to the new Physical Therapist Assistant-(AAS) degree program, the campus offers career training in Medical Assistant, Medical Office Administration, Dental Assistant, Surgical Technology and Respiratory Therapy-(AAS). Those interested in learning more about career training opportunities are encouraged to call (469) 221-3400.
Concorde Career College has applied for Candidacy Status from the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education of the American Physical Therapy Association.