Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Seminole State College of Florida

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Physical Therapist Assistant Program

The physical therapist assistants degree program at Seminole State College of Florida 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.

The Physical Therapist Assistant program at Seminole State College of Florida is accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education for more than 21 years.

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Students Enrolled in the Physical Therapist Assistant Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Seminole State College of Florida offers an associate's degree program in physical therapist assistant.

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male10
Female18

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Asian1
Black4
Hispanic3
White18
Unknown1

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Physical Therapist Assistant program at Seminole State College of Florida, 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

  • Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL
    • Total Employment: 450
    • Average Hourly Rate: $27.37
    • Average Annual Salary: $56,930

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

  • Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL
    • Total Employment: 170
    • Average Hourly Rate: $13.11
    • Average Annual Salary: $27,260

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,...)

Herzing University - Winter Park

Winter Park, FL
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 41 students completed this program

Programs

  • Physical Therapist Assistant (A)

Daytona State College

Daytona Beach, FL
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 20 students completed this program

Programs

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

Polk State College

Winter Haven, FL
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 20 students completed this program

Programs

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

College of Central Florida

Ocala, FL
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 19 students completed this program

Programs

  • Physical Therapist Assistant (A)

South University - Tampa

Tampa, FL
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 47 students completed this program

Programs

  • Physical Therapist Assistant (A)

St Petersburg College

Largo, FL
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 25 students completed this program

Programs

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

Indian River State College

Fort Pierce, FL
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 18 students completed this program

Programs

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

Concorde Career Institute - Jacksonville

Jacksonville, FL
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School Details

  • Type: Healthcare or Nursing School

Programs

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

Florida State College at Jacksonville

Jacksonville, FL
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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)

State College of Florida Manatee - Sarasota

Bradenton, FL
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 17 students completed this program

Programs

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

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