With 16 schools offering PTA programs in Pennsylvania, there are plenty of options to find one that fits your needs. All 16 PTA programs are accredited by the CAPTE.
There are a number of closely related programs, such as Central Penn's Associate in Applied Science in Occupational Therapy Assistant program that tends to be a popular choice.
California University of Pennsylvania also offers a B.S. in Sport Management Studies - many folks interested in physical therapy are also interested in wellness and fitness programs. You might consider reaching out to schools with these alternative options to see if they offer what you are looking for.
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 Pennsylvania
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 Pennsylvania to the rest of the country.