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. The Physical Therapist Assistant program application window is June 15 - July 31.

  • Secure a career. Within 6 months of completion, 100% of our Physical Therapist Assistant degree graduates are employed, and the two-year average pass rate is 85% for the national licensing exam (graduation classes 2019-20).
  • Perfect your technique through clinic-style laboratory courses, internships, service learning and even global study abroad opportunities through these courses for Physical Therapist Assistants.
  • Graduate with 576 hours of field experience providing physical therapy under a professional’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 degree.
  • Enter a high-demand field with the need for physical therapist assistants projected to grow in coming years.
Program Credits

65

Location

Kenosha Campus

Financial Aid Eligible

Yes

Estimated Program Cost

Tuition & Fees: $10,230
Books & Supplies: $4,543

Start Dates

Fall, Spring, Summer

Salary Outlook

$48,027

Career Opportunities: Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant, 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.