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Physical Therapist Assistant

at Lake Superior College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 74
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program provides an opportunity to become an educated health care provider who delivers physical therapy services under the supervision of a physical therapist. The PTA is able to observe and assess the patient�s condition, teach exercises and activities of daily living, use specialized equipment, demonstrate professional skills while implementing treatment procedures, observe the patient�s response to treatment, and document. Physical therapy practitioners minimize physical disability, movement dysfunction, and pain. Physical therapist assistants may find opportunity to work in a variety of settings.

Program Locations

  • Lake Superior College 55811

Labor Market Information

  • Physical Therapist Assistants

  • Median wage: $24.74/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Lake Superior College
Lake Superior College
2101 Trinity Road Duluth, MN 55811