Helping people regain or attain the ability to walk and carry out daily activities can be very satisfying. As a physical therapist assistant, you're an integral part of a rehabilitation team that helps patients improve their quality of life by restoring physical function or preventing permanent disability.
Our program prepares you to become a physical therapist assistant.
You can find more information through Career One Stop and Florida's Labor Market Statistics Center.
Employment of physical therapist assistants is expected to increase 46 percent through
2020, much faster than the average for all occupations. This soaring demand is due in part
to an increasing aging population, particularly baby boomers who are staying more active later
in life than previous generations.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at St. Petersburg College is
accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy
education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia
22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org
St. Petersburg College P.O. Box 13489St. Petersburg FL 33733-3489727-341-4772