With only 2 PTA schools in Rhode Island accredited by the CAPTE, options are fairly limited. It may be a good idea to look at neighboring states such as New York, which has over 20 PTA programs.

Otherwise, Community College of Rhode Island in Warwick, Rhode Island, and New England Institute of Technology in East Greenwich, Rhode Island, both offer Physical Therapy Assistant programs.

You may also consider online alternative healthcare programs. These are becoming quite popular and many students are really enjoying the freedom, yet informative and helpful study programs to jump-start their career.

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 Rhode Island

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 Rhode Island to the rest of the country.

Source: CareerOneStop.org, US Department of Labor