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Program Details: Physical Therapy Technician

 
The Physical Therapy Technician program prepares individuals to assist doctors of physical therapy or doctors of chiropractic in the treatment of patients with medical conditions and functionally-limiting injuries. The program includes instruction in medical terminology, principles of rehabilitation and physical therapy, outpatient care, long-term care, home health care, and patient communication and education. Students will participate in job shadowing and/or internships in physical therapy or chiropractic offices or clinics.
 
License or Certification Information: Completion of Chiropractic Assistant Course, OSHA 10- Healthcare, Certified Personal Trainer, Bloodborne Pathogen Certificate
Career Pathway: Physical Therapy Technician, Physical Therapy Assistant, Chiropractic Assistant, Athletic Trainer, Personal Trainer, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
Occupational Profile:  https://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/31-2021.00
 

 

Program Courses and Course Sequence:
  • Physical Therapy Technician I - 2 semesters - 3 credits
  • Physical Therapy Technician II - 1 semester - 1.5 credits
  • Physical Therapy Technician III - 1 semester - 1.5 credits
Pre/Co Requisites:
  • 6 high school credits (required)
  • 2.0 GPA (recommended)
  • Seniors only: successful completion of Intro to Physical Therapy or a sports medicine program or 1 credit of Anatomy and Physiology
Length of Program: 2-4 semesters
 
Technology Requirements: Computer access with Windows OS, Adobe Reader, webcam, microphone and anti-virus protection.
Supply Fees:
Year 1 - estimated supply fee $85
Year 2 - estimated supply fee $130
 
Adult Tuition* Blended Program:
Year 1 - $4,885.00
Year 2 - $4,885.00
(Adult Blended Program students have the option to skip Physical Therapy Technician I)

*This program does not qualify for Federal Financial Aid. Affordable payment plans are available. This program is not approved under COE Accreditation and is not eligible for post-secondary credit.
Start Date End Date Days Times Campus
July 24, 2024 May 20, 2025

Monday- Friday, (daily)

8:00 a.m. - 10:35 a.m. Main Campus
July 24, 2024 May 20, 2025

Monday- Friday (daily)

12:00 p.m. - 2:35 p.m. Main Campus

 


 
Program Details

Physical Therapy Technician

Location: Main Campus  

Monday through Friday

8:00 - 10:35 am
or
12:00 - 2:35 pm
 
See Calendar for EVIT school dates

 


 
LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS & CREDITS
Completion of Chiropractic Assistant Course OSHA 10 - Healthcare