Physical Therapist Assistant

Lend a hand in the active recovery process.

Physical Therapist Assistant

Physical Therapist Assistant

Associate of Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.)

Get patients back on the road to doing the things they love most.

Whether it’s an athlete sidelined because of an injury or a patient recovering from hip replacement surgery, physical therapist assistants play an active role in the rehabilitation process. At Penn College, you’ll explore this expansive field through foundational coursework, extensive hands-on experience in specialized labs, and in-depth clinical placements at one of over 65 diverse sites across the region.

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Physical Therapist Assistant (A.A.S.)

Sometimes life throws a curve ball. When it does, physical therapy gets patients back on track to a pain-free, active lifestyle.

Applied Health Studies, Completion (B.S.)

Students who have earned an associate’s degree from Penn College in physical therapist assistant are eligible to pursue a bachelor’s degree in applied health studies. 

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Think Penn College might be a good fit for you? Make plans to visit and discover what hands-on learning is all about. Academic Tours allow you to explore labs and get to the core of your future program. If you’re looking for a deeper dive into your academic area of interest, opt for a Self-Scheduled Personal Tour. Comprehensive COVID-19 safety protocols are in place.

Sep 10

Open House

Saturday, September 108:30 AM - 2:30 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Sep 23

Open House

Friday, September 238:30 AM - 2:30 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Oct 9

Open House

Sunday, October 98:30 AM - 2:30 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Oct 28

Open House

Friday, October 288:30 AM - 2:30 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Nov 5

Open House

Saturday, November 58:30 AM - 2:30 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Nov 18

Open House

Friday, November 188:30 AM - 2:30 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

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04.28.2022

A study in betterment, personal and planetary

On April 23, 16 Pennsylvania College of Technology physical therapist assistant students – joined by Victoria Hurwitz, program ...