Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Columbus State Community College

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Physical Therapist Assistant Program

The physical therapist assistants degree program at Columbus State Community College offers students supervised instruction in training patients and implementing physical therapy as how to conduct treatment interventions and use equipment while observing and recording patient progress. Graduate students of the PTA degree program will successfully assist physical therapists through knowledge and studies in subjects like basic neurology and orthopedics, wound and injury care, electrotherapy, and working with orthotics and prostheses. Get more details below including other Ohio colleges that offer physical therapist assistant program.

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Students Enrolled in the Physical Therapist Assistant Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Columbus State offers a less than two-year award program in physical therapist assistant.

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male7
Female5

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
American Indian1
Black3
White7

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Physical Therapist Assistant program at Columbus State Community College, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.

Physical Therapist Assistants

Description

Assist physical therapists in providing physical therapy treatments and procedures. May, in accordance with State laws, assist in the development of treatment plans, carry out routine functions, document the progress of treatment, and modify specific treatments in accordance with patient status and within the scope of treatment plans established by a physical therapist. Generally requires formal training.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, physical therapist assistants employment is expected to grow at a rate of 45.7% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Columbus, OH
    • Total Employment: 490
    • Average Hourly Rate: $25.60
    • Average Annual Salary: $53,240

Physical Therapist Aides

Description

Under close supervision of a physical therapist or physical therapy assistant, perform only delegated, selected, or routine tasks in specific situations. These duties include preparing the patient and the treatment area.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, physical therapist aides employment is expected to grow at a rate of 43.1% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Columbus, OH
    • Total Employment: 90
    • Average Hourly Rate: $11.81
    • Average Annual Salary: $24,570

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Physical Therapist Assistant Programs in Ohio

Physical Therapist Assistant programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Bradford School

Columbus, OH
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School Details

  • Type: Career College

Programs

  • Medical Assistant (A)
  • Physical Therapist Assistant (A)
  • Veterinary Assistant (A)

Marion Technical College

Marion, OH
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 18 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Assistant (A)
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) (A)
  • Physical Therapist Assistant (A)

Clark State Community College

Springfield, OH
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 26 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Assistant (A)
  • Physical Therapist Assistant (A)

Zane State College

Zanesville, OH
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 19 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Assistant (A)
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) (A)
  • Physical Therapist Assistant (A)

Hocking College

Nelsonville, OH
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Medical Assistant (A)
  • Physical Therapist Assistant (A)

North Central State College

Mansfield, OH
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 20 students completed this program

Programs

  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) (A)
  • Physical Therapist Assistant (A)

Sinclair Community College

Dayton, OH
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 31 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Assistant (A)
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) (A)
  • Pharmacy Technician (A)
  • Physical Therapist Assistant (A)

Edison State Community College

Piqua, OH
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 18 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Assistant (A)
  • Physical Therapist Assistant (A)

James A Rhodes State College

Lima, OH
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 27 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Assistant (A)
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) (A)
  • Physical Therapist Assistant (A)

Shawnee State University

Portsmouth, OH
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 29 students completed this program

Programs

  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) (A)
  • Physical Therapist Assistant (A)

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