Illinois Physical Therapy Assistant Schools


With 13 schools offering PTA programs, Illinois has a good selection if you live in suburban or rural areas and want to become a physical therapy assistant.

Chicago and its suburbs such as Peoria have a number of offerings, as do the Quad Cities and Moline.

There are also a number of PTA related programs available, such as a fitness trainer certification, occupational therapy assistant degree, and Bachelors programs in nutrition.

You may consider one of these related programs as well if you are just looking to get into the growing healthcare field.

If you are looking for a rewarding career where you can help all types of people in the healing process, physical therapy assisting might be the career for you! Below are listings of all the schools we could find that offer physical therapy assisting (or related) programs. Simply browse the listings and click on one of the buttons to get more information about the specific program to see if it's right for you.

Salary Comparison for PTAs in Illinois

Below is a comparison from CareerOneStop.org, US Department of Labor, comparing salaries at high, median, and lower salary levels of physical therapy assistants in Illinois to the rest of the country.

Source: CareerOneStop.org, US Department of Labor

All Accredited Schools in Illinois with PTA Degrees

Black Hawk College

PTA Program: Physical Therapist Assistant AAS | CAPTE Accredited Moline | Illinois

College of DuPage

PTA Program: Physical Therapist Assistant | CAPTE Accredited GlenEllyn | Illinois

Elgin Community College

PTA Program: Physical Therapist Assistant | CAPTE Accredited Elgin | Illinois

Fox College

PTA Program: Physical Therapist Assistant | CAPTE Accredited BedfordPark | Illinois

Illinois Central College

PTA Program: Physical Therapist Assistant | CAPTE Accredited EastPeoria | Illinois

Kankakee Community College

PTA Program: Physical Therapist Assistant | CAPTE Accredited Kankakee | Illinois

Kaskaskia College

PTA Program: Physical Therapist Assistant | CAPTE Accredited Centralia | Illinois

Lake Land College

PTA Program: Physical Therapist Assistant | CAPTE Accredited Mattoon | Illinois

Morton College

PTA Program: Physical Therapist Assistant | CAPTE Accredited Cicero | Illinois

Oakton Community College

PTA Program: Physical Therapist Assistant | CAPTE Accredited DesPlaines | Illinois

SOLEX College

PTA Program: Physical Therapist Assistant | CAPTE Accredited Wheeling | Illinois

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

PTA Program: Physical Therapist Assistant | CAPTE Accredited Carbondale | Illinois

Southwestern Illinois College

PTA Program: Physical Therapist Assistant | CAPTE Accredited Belleville | Illinois