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Introduction to Physical Therapist Assistant - Career Studies Certificate

Did you know that the physical therapist assistant program at Virginia Western Community College prepares you for an exciting career as an integral member of the rehabilitation team and allows you to work in a variety of healthcare settings?

This curriculum is designed to academically prepare students to apply for the restricted admissions AAS Physical Therapist Assistant program and to gain a job ready skill in health professions. Students will either prepare to take the National Registry of EMT certification exam or prepare to work in a medical office. Students should be aware that completion of this program does not guarantee admission into the AAS Physical Therapist Assistant program.

What classes do I take?

Tuition: $
Credits: 27 Hours
Time: 1 year
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Advising:

Location: Fralin Center HP 214A or HP 339
Phone: 540-857-6325, 857-6644 or 857-7307
Fax: 540-857-6640

Mailing address:
3091 Colonial Ave., SW
Roanoke, VA 24015

Program Head

Jordan Tucker, PT, DPT
Program Director and Assistant Professor, Physical Therapist Assistant
B.S.-Ithaca College, 2004
M.S.-Ithaca College, 2005
DPT-Ithaca College, 2005

School of Health Professions

Martha Sullivan, Interim Dean