- PTA Resources - Connecticut
- Connecticut Physical Therapy Association
- Office of Practitioner Licensing and Certification
Connecticut is home to a number of schools offering physical therapy assistant programs. With a good mix of career colleges and community colleges, you should be able to find a program that is close to you.
The vast majority of offerings are Associates in physical therapy assisting. Most PTAs, especially in Connecticut, obtain their Associates degree.
With colleges in larger cities such as Manchester and Hartford, as well as cities such as Norwalk, Farmington and Waterbury, you should be able to find a school within driving distance of your location in CT, no matter how rural your area is.
Compared to the rest of the United States, Connecticut PTAs are on par, and make around the average U.S. physical therapy assistant (a little more). See the graph below from the Department of Labor for more detail.
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 Connecticut
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 Connecticut to the rest of the country.