Physical Therapist Assistant

20690 - 74 Credits

(Selective Admission)

The Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program is an integrated curriculum of class lecture, lab, and clinical education in a variety of health care settings. Completion of the A.S. Degree program prepares the PTA to perform physical therapy procedures and related tasks under the supervision of a Physical Therapist. Graduates are eligible to take the National Physical Therapist Assistant Examination and upon satisfactory achievement, become licensed Physical Therapist Assistants. The Physical Therapist Assistant program at IRSC is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia, 22314, phone 703-706-3245, email accreditation@apta.org, website http://www.capteonline.org.