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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.
Minors & Immersions
Pair a minor with any bachelor's degree, or an immersion with any bachelor's or associate's degree.
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There are lots of ways to explore your future across all types of majors from nursing to culinary.
Get a taste of tomorrow
- Stay and learn on campus over your summer break
- Explore a variety of career options
- Experience our hands-on approach to education
- Earn up to $2,000 in Penn College scholarships
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‘Engagement Series’ makes enlightening visit to PTA lab
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Students celebrate physical therapy profession through service
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My Tomorrow previews a not-so-distant future
A second week of Penn College’s My Tomorrow day camp (July 12-15) led middle-school students down more time-tested roads to ...