Physical Therapist Assistant

Lend a hand in the active recovery process.

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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11.19.2019

College’s first physical therapist assistant grads 100% employed

The first graduating class of Pennsylvania College of Technology’s physical therapist assistant major not only achieved a 100% ...

10.18.2019

High-schoolers preview not-so-distant future at Career Day

Career Day brought hundreds of ninth-12th graders to campus on Thursday to explore more than 30 activities offered by employees ...

06.24.2019

From living space to makerspace, summer visitors have their hands full

A dozen residential Pre-College Programs and a daytime Creative Art Camp brought hundreds of young women and men to Penn College ...