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Physical Therapist Assistant Program

Join one of the fastest-growing healthcare fields -

College of the Canyons' Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Associate in Science program!  With a blend of classroom instruction and hands-on experience, you'll learn the skills needed to provide high-quality patient care.

PTAs help people of all ages who have medical problems, or other health-related conditions that cause them pain and limit their ability to move and perform functional activities in their daily lives. PTAs work in a variety of settings including hospitals, private practices, outpatient clinics, home health, skilled nursing facilities, schools, sports facilities, and more. 

The program is 4 semesters long, with one 4-week clinical internship experience in the summer and two 6-week ones in the last semester.  Graduates are eligible to take the National Physical Therapy Examination for the Physical Therapist Assistant and become licensed in all 50 states.



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