Associate of Science in Physical Therapy Assistant

Clarkson College
United States
Associate Degree
Study mode
2 years
August January
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Entry Requirements

  • Official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score. A minimum of 100 total score on the TOEFL iBT, and a minimum of 250 total score computer-based is required.
  • Graduation from an accredited U.S. high school.
  • U.S. General Educational Development (GED) Certificate with an English score of 500 or equivalent.
  • Bachelor's or higher-level degree from a U.S. accredited college or university.


Year 1

  • Anatomy
  • English Composition I
  • Introduction to Physical Therapy
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Medical Terminology
  • Functional Anatomy for the Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Physiology
  • Core I: Effective Interactions in the World of Health Care
  • Basic Skills in Physical Therapy
  • Therapeutic Exercise I
  • Documentation for the Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Therapeutic Modalities I
  • Clinical Practicum I
  • Core II: A Cultural History in the World of Health Care

Year 2

  • College Algebra
  • Pathophysiology
  • Therapeutic Modalities II
  • Therapeutic Exercise II
  • Core III: Ethical and Cultural Frontiers in Health Care
  • Professional Leadership Seminar
  • Clinical Practicum II
  • Advanced Procedures
  • Therapeutic Exercise III
  • Clinical Practicum III
  • Clinical Practicum IV

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