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.

May 26

Physical Therapist Assistant Visit Day

Wednesday, May 2610:00 AM - 2:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Jun 12

Physical Therapist Assistant Visit Day

Saturday, June 129:00 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Jul 7

Physical Therapist Assistant Visit Day

Wednesday, July 710:00 AM - 2:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Jul 17

Physical Therapist Assistant Visit Day

Saturday, July 1711:00 AM - 3:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

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