Physical Therapy Technician
Physical Therapy Technicians and Aides are vital members of the rehabilitation team and help keep the clinic running like a well-oiled machine.
Prepare for a rewarding career as a valued member of the physical therapy team while learning all about the human body, specific disorders, and the way physical therapists treat these disorders.
Physical Therapy Technician: Certificate
Physical Therapy Aide: 24 Course Hours
No. of Classes Required:
Physical Therapy Technician: 6
Physical Therapy Aid: 6 weeks/24 Course Hours
Externship 40 Hours
Physical Therapy Aide Online
Must be 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED
Reading (NGR) and Math (NGA) Assessments, available at the Test Center; college-level courses or SAT/ACT scores (500+) may be used in place of NGR and NGA
Health Assessment, including immunization record (due prior to externship placement)
Computer Basics for Allied Health
Healthcare Provider BLS
Physical Therapy Externship
Become a Physical Therapy Aide
What Can I Do When I Complete This Program?
After completing this program, you'll work directly under the supervision of physical therapists and physical therapy assistants to help make therapy sessions more productive.
According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, the 2018 median salary for a Physical Therapy Technician was $27,540*. Employment is expected to grow 30% from 2016-2026, faster than the national average.
*Completion of this certificate does not guarantee this wage.
Who Teaches This Program?
The Physical Therapy program is taught by experienced industry professionals.