how do i become physical therapist assistant on my way to becomeing a physical therapist?
i would like to be a physical therapist so i am currently going to school for biology. i would like to get a job as a physical therapist assistant to get more experience. but it seams as though the only way you can become an assistant is by going through a 2 year program at a technical school. also i would like to know some of the other things you can go to school for beside biology to become a pt.
Asked By: Blade - 12/20/2011
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Yes you need to complete a 2 year program to become a PTA. Becoming a PTA does not enhance your application to become a PT. To become a PT, you can complete a Bachelors degree in any field as long as you have taken the prerequisites required for PT school.
Answered By: DaniBaje - 12/21/2011
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You typically have to complete a physical therapist assistant program. The great thing about completing this program is that you gain experience and you can still pursue a career as just a physical therapist assistant when you are done. The pay for a physical therapist assistant is pretty decent too... More
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