How to Become a Physical Therapy Assistant

A physical therapy assistant may be the ideal career for those who enjoy helping others and want a meaningful job. These healthcare professionals have a very rewarding job because they help improve the quality of life of their patients, often reducing pain and...

Top Personality Traits and Skills of Physical Therapy Assistants

Physical therapy assistants need to be licensed and certified in order to work with patients in their respective home states. That’s after they complete their degree program. While that covers the academic side of the equation, what about the things you might...

What is a Physical Therapist Assistant?

The job outlook for Physical Therapist Assistants and the demand for their services is so good that government analysts predict more than 1,000 positions will open up every month, on average, for the next decade. Trained and licensed Physical Therapist Assistants...

Graduates and Employer Survey Participation

To help us assess just how we are doing, and as a requirement of accreditation, we request that all our Graduates and Employers of graduates complete the Graduate and/or Employer Survey. The survey is confidential and gives graduates and employers an opportunity to...

The Physical Therapist Assistant Profession Turns 50

There’s cause for Physical Therapist Assistant to Celebrate! 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the first physical therapist assistant (PTA) graduates. The APTA  stated that a half-century for the rise of the PTA from something that seemed like a good idea to a...