Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Pensacola State College

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Physical Therapist Assistant Program

The physical therapist assistants degree program at Pensacola State 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 Florida 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. Pensacola State offers an associate's degree program in physical therapist assistant.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male4
Female10

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian1
Black1
Hispanic1
White11

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

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

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 & Projections ()

According to the BLS, physical therapist assistants employment is expected to grow at a rate of 40.6% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
    • Total Employment: 90
    • Average Hourly Rate: $28.15
    • Average Annual Salary: $58560

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 Florida

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,...)

Gulf Coast State College

Panama City, FL
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 22 students completed this program

Programs

  • Pharmacy Technician (C,A)
  • Physical Therapist Assistant (C,A)

Florida Gateway College

Lake City, FL
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 20 students completed this program

Programs

  • Pharmacy Technician (A)
  • Physical Therapist Assistant (A)

College of Central Florida

Ocala, FL
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 15 students completed this program

Programs

  • Physical Therapist Assistant (A)

Taylor College

Belleview, FL
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School Details

  • Type: Healthcare or Nursing School
  • 15 students completed this program

Programs

  • Physical Therapist Assistant (A)

St Petersburg College

Clearwater, FL
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 21 students completed this program

Programs

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

Florida State College at Jacksonville

Jacksonville, FL
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 25 students completed this program

Programs

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

South University - Tampa

Tampa, FL
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 45 students completed this program

Programs

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

Concorde Career Institute - Jacksonville

Jacksonville, FL
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School Details

  • Type: Healthcare or Nursing School
  • 11 students completed this program

Programs

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

Manatee Technical Institute

Bradenton, FL
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School Details

  • Type: Technical College
  • 7 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Assistant (C)
  • Pharmacy Technician (C)
  • Physical Therapist Assistant (C)

State College of Florida Manatee - Sarasota

Bradenton, FL
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 15 students completed this program

Programs

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

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