The role of a Physical Therapist Assistant is to work as part of a team under the direction of a Physical Therapist to assist patients with movement. As a student in the PTA program at WSCC, you will learn how to address the needs of patients through pain relieving modalities and therapeutic exercises.
WSCC has one of the best Physical Therapist Assistant Programs in Ohio. The rates of our PTA program graduation, licensure and employment rates surpass programs of larger universities in the state. In fact, our program boasts 100% post-graduation employment rate.
In addition to our outstanding graduation and employment statistics this career choice is further enhanced by its growing job outlook. The Occupational Outlook Handbook, produced by the Federal Government, identified the PTA profession to be the third fastest growing occupation in the country. Their statistics show at 41% growth from 2014-2024.
It's important to note that the two-year program only admits its top 20 applicants each year.
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