Accelerated Physical Therapist Assistant Program in Fort Myers, FL

Hodges U Associate PTA Degree

What is a PTA?

Fast Facts

  • PTA stands for Physical Therapist Assistant
  • PTAs are the backbone of the physical therapy field
  • They specialize in patient care and assist physical therapists in following through with plans of care with patients

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What Does a PTA Do?

  • Specialize in patient care through exercise, gait training, balance training, and other therapeutic interventions
  • Assist patients with specific exercises
  • Observe patient progress and report findings to the physical therapist
  • Educate patients and families about following outpatient care plans and what to do after treatment

Why Choose Hodges' PTA Degree?

  • Program Outcomes:
    • Graduation rate of over 90%
    • Board exam pass rate of over 90%
    • Employment rate of 100% within one year of graduation
  • Our Accelerated Program can be completed in two years or less
  • Get hands-on training with real volunteer patients
  • Internships at clinics that provide real-life experience
  • Learn under the supervision of licensed physical therapists with years of experience in the field
  • Succeed with support from faculty and staff
  • Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) accredited Associate Physical Therapist Assistant Degree
  • Hodges always puts its students first

Why You'll Love a Career in Physical Therapy

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Hodges PTA Brochure

How Do I Apply to the PTA Program?

Physical Therapy Assistant Program Admission Requirements

The button below will take you to a PDF that explains the process to get started in the PTA program. These courses may be completed individually or as part of an AA in Health Sciences.

PTA Admission Requirements

Complete the AS in PTA in 2 Years or Less!

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