Physical Therapy Assistant

Physical Therapist Assistant

Work in a hospital, nursing home, school, outpatient clinic or even for a sports team 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, 95% of program graduates (2017-18) are employed, and 96% of students passed the national licensing exam for classes graduating in 2018-19.
  • Perfect your technique through clinic-style laboratory courses, internships, service learning and even global study abroad opportunities
  • Graduate with 576 hours of field experience providing physical therapy under a professional’s guidance to confidently step into your career.
  • 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



Kenosha Campus

Financial Aid Eligible


Estimated Program Cost

Tuition & Fees: $10,480
Books & Supplies: $4,282

Start Dates


Salary Outlook


Career Opportunities: Physical Therapist Assistant, Certified Physical Therapist Assistant

Physical Therapist Assistant Career Pathway

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