Physical Therapy Assistant

Physical Therapist Assistant

Work in a hospital, nursing home, school or outpatient clinic to help patients improve movement problems from injury, illness or surgery with Gateway’s Physical Therapist Assistant associate degree. Area professionals help shape program curriculum to meet area demand, maintain strong partnerships and provide hands-on training with the latest diagnostic and rehabilitative equipment. 

  • Gain hands-on experience via lab courses, simulations and service learning opportunities
  • Graduate with over 500 clinical hours providing assistance under a physical therapist’s guidance to confidently step into your career as a physical therapist assistant.
  • Continue your education through our articulation agreement with UW-Parkside and other area colleges to pursue your bachelor’s or doctorate degree.
  • Enter a high-demand field with the need for physical therapist assistants projected to grow in coming years.
Program Credits



Kenosha Campus

Financial Aid Eligible


Estimated Program Cost

Tuition & Fees: $10,944
Books & Supplies: $4,964

Start Dates

Fall, Spring, Summer

Salary Outlook


Career Opportunities: Physical Therapist Assistant, Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant

Physical Therapist Assistant Career Pathway

Career Pathways are designed to help you reach your educational goals and explore college and career options. Pathways are made up of related certificates, diplomas and degrees that build on common skills and knowledge. You can begin at any point on the Career Pathway and customize your pathway to fit your goals. View the pathway for your area of interest.