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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 (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Male5
Female2

Students by Race (2010-2011)

 Graduates
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: 620
      • Average Hourly Rate: $24.26
      • Average Annual Salary: $50,450

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
      • Average Hourly Rate: $10.33
      • Average Annual Salary: $21,480

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 = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Marion Technical College

Marion, OH
Type: Community College

20 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Medical Assistant (A)
  • Pharmacy Technician (A)
  • Physical Therapist Assistant (A)
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Clark State Community College

Springfield, OH
Type: Community College

27 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Medical Assistant (A)
  • Physical Therapist Assistant (A)
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Zane State College

Zanesville, OH
Type: Community College

17 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Medical Assistant (A)
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) (A)
  • Physical Therapist Assistant (A)
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Hocking College

Nelsonville, OH
Type: Community College

21 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Medical Assistant (A)
  • Physical Therapist Assistant (A)
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North Central State College

Mansfield, OH
Type: Community College

23 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Physical Therapist Assistant (A)
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Sinclair Community College

Dayton, OH
Type: Community College

26 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Medical Assistant (A)
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) (A)
  • Pharmacy Technician (A)
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Edison State Community College

Piqua, OH
Type: Community College

10 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Medical Assistant (A)
  • Physical Therapist Assistant (A)
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James A Rhodes State College

Lima, OH
Type: Community College

33 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Medical Assistant (A)
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) (A)
  • Physical Therapist Assistant (A)
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Shawnee State University

Portsmouth, OH
Type: 4-Year Public College

20 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) (A)
  • Physical Therapist Assistant (A)
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University of Cincinnati - Clermont College

Batavia, OH
Type: Community College

19 students completed this program

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