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Physical Therapist Assistant

ACHIEVE A NEW CAREER IN AS FEW AS 20 MONTHS

Do you dream of a chance to change lives through a career as a physical therapist assistant? Concorde Career College Physical Therapist Assistant schools can prepare you to apply your passion daily as a physical therapist assistant, supporting therapy treatment and plans.

Impact your community through your work

Your work as a physical therapist assistant can improve quality of life through increased mobility and independence through therapeutic treatments that can decrease pain and discomfort, as well as renew physical strength and endurance. 

Career-driven curriculum

The Physical Therapist Assistant training at Concorde emphasizes real-world experiences that can prepare you from day one to serve effectively in a variety of settings supporting physical therapy treatments.

Career outlook

Physical therapist assistant jobs are projected to grow at a higher-than-average rate of 41%. This field is forecasted to continue its growth because of an aging generation of baby boomers and an increase in chronic conditions such as obesity and diabetes. The median physical therapist assistant salary in 2012 was $39,430; however, this varies depending on region.* 
*Source: BLS.gov

Financial aid

Concorde Career College is your partner in your success, and that means helping you navigate the financial aid process. Concorde offers scholarship programs for qualifying individuals and financial aid to those who qualify.

Join our family

To learn more about our Physical Therapist Assistant programs, request information, or call Concorde Career College at 1-800-693-7010.

Opportunity awaits.

Classroom-to-career skills training

Concorde’s Physical Therapist Assistant program can equip you comprehensively through an emphasis on:

  • Therapeutic exercises
  • Functional training
  • Mobility training
  • Ambulation training
  • Activities of daily living

Where can a physical therapist assistant work?

Physical therapist assistants can benefit a variety of work settings, including:

  • Inpatient hospital settings
  • Skilled nursing facilities
  • Rehabilitation centers
  • Government hospitals
  • Convalescent hospitals

Accreditation

Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), a nationally recognized accrediting agency.

*Memphis campus is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE).

Frequently Asked Questions

How long is the Physical Therapist Assistant program?

At Concorde, you can complete your Physical Therapist Assistant degree in as few as 20 months.

When does the Physical Therapist Assistant program start?

Click here, or call 1-800-693-7010 to find out when a program starts at a campus location near you.

What is the physical therapist assistant career outlook?

Physical therapist assistant jobs are expected to grow at a rate of 41% from 2012 to 2022, which is much faster than the average for all occupations. For more information on career outlooks, click here.

Why should I become a physical therapist assistant?

You can join an exciting, challenging and growing employment field where professional satisfaction can be high as you nurture the health of others on a daily basis through your expertise in healing pain and discomfort through physical therapy applications.

Does Concorde have online physical therapist assistant programs?

No, but we offer our Physical Therapist Assistant degree program at a variety of campus locations throughout the country.

Does Concorde offer physical therapist assistant externships?

No, Concorde does not offer externship opportunities in this area at this time, but we do incorporate real-world training experiences in our programs.

How much is tuition for Concorde's Physical Therapist Assistant programs?

For program-specific tuition information, please see our program disclosures, or call 1-800-693-7010.