Are there any online physical therapy assistant programs??
There are not a lot of online physical therapy assistant programs. When researching a reputable school it is best to go to sites that are not pushing any one program. These are mostly independent sites that provide information on the profession as well as on schools.
Where can I find a clinical practicum for Physical Therapy Assistant programs??
It’s often on the program website, if not you can go to the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) webpage. All physical therapy assistant programs, whether online or in-person, include a clinical practicum.
How do I become a physical therapy assistant??
Physical therapy assistant schools offer the required PTA associate degree required to become a PTA. There are 331 accredited physical therapist assistant schools nationwide (See Complete Database of PTA Programs by State), but only a handful offer online courses.
What can you do with a physical therapy degree online??
Still other physical therapists work for high-end fitness centers or major sports organizations. Online PT programs are available at the undergraduate and graduate level. Undergraduate programs prepare students for a career as a physical therapy aide or assistant, while graduate programs prepare students to become a physical therapist.