College of Health Care Professions

College of Health Care Professions student

Physical Therapy Technician-Certificate

As a Physical Therapy Technician, you will be providing support, training, and treatment for patients who are recovering from an injury or adapting to trauma or disability.

Designed Program Length: 10 Months

Employment Outlook: The demand for qualified Physical Therapy Technicians is growing. The Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts that Physical Therapy Technician careers will grow 41 percent from 2012 to 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations.*

Job Summary: The Physical Therapy Technician will work under the direct supervision of a Physical Therapist, Physician, Chiropractor, Athletic Trainer or the Rehabilitation Supervisor in a variety of settings.

Our Program: At The College of Health Care Professions students will learn anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, pathology, modality applications that include ultrasound, massage, therapeutic exercises, electrical stimulation, hydrotherapy, and other modality applications.

If you enjoy interacting with people, are detail-oriented, caring, and want to help others, a Physical Therapy Technician career may be for you!

*May not reflect local or regional job market

Locations offering this program:

Northwest San Antonio
4738 NW Loop 410
San Antonio, TX 78229

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