With over 5 physical therapy assistant schools, Alabama has the state regionally covered. Most offerings are community college programs that offer Associate of Applied Science degrees.
Larger cities such as Mobile, Montgomery, and Birmingham all have schools with PTA programs. If you live in a more rural area you may consider an online certification program.
The outlook for Alabama physical therapy assistants is in line with the rest of the United States. Alabama PTAs, on average, make about the same salary as the average United States' PTA.
- PT & PTA Licensing Requirements:
- Completed a program of physical therapy education appropriate for preparation as a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant that is approved by the American Physical Therapy Association’s Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education.
- All applicants must pass jurisprudence exam
- Passing of NPTE exam required
Occupational therapy, sports medicine, personal training - these are all areas of study related to physical therapy and physical therapy assistant programs.
Below are listings of all the schools we could find that offer physical therapy assisting (or related) programs in Alabama.
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.