Massachusetts has 5 colleges offering PTA programs that are CAPTE accredited.
There are also a number of related programs that may be a good choice if you are just looking to get into healthcare.
Less experienced and more entry-level PTAs actually, on average, make more in Massachusetts than the rest of the United States, so it is a good time to get into the field or a related healthcare/therapy field.
See below graphic for more information from the Department of Labor on a PTA's salary in Massachusetts compared to the rest of the U.S.
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 Massachusetts
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 Massachusetts to the rest of the country.