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Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Program

Required Courses

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Physical Therapist Assistant Program Mission Statement

The mission of the Physical Therapist Assistant Program is to provide a comprehensive curriculum to prepare PTA graduates to serve patients and the medical community through education, empowerment, and quality rehabilitation.

Physical Therapist Assistant Program Vision Statement

Owens Community College strives to prepare Physical Therapist Assistants who are at the top of their field integrating knowledge, skill, and competence in patient care. Owens PTA program graduates will have a positive impact on their communities and the physical therapy profession.

General Information

Start a career in the exciting allied health field of rehabilitation by pursuing an Associate's in Applied Science degree from the Owens Community College's Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Program.

The physical therapist assistant (PTA) program prepares the graduate to become a licensed professional working with a licensed physical therapist in order to improve functional abilities of patients. A licensed physical therapist assistant will work in a variety of health care settings. These settings can include hospitals, outpatient clinics, rehabilitation centers, nursing homes, in-home care, private practices, corporate wellness facilities and schools.


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