According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of physical therapist assistants
is expected to increase 46 percent from 2010 to 2020, much faster than the average
for all occupations. Demand for physical therapy services is expected to increase
in response to the healthcare needs of a growing elderly population. The mean salary
of a PTA in the Southeastern U.S. is ~$57,000.
The information here is brief and has been gathered from several sources.
PT - Physical Therapists
PTA - Physical Therapist Assistants
For more information http://www.apta.org/ProspectiveStudents/
The Health Sciences department is responsible for the information on this page.
To inquire about the Physical Therapist Assistant program, please contact Kameron Causey.