With 9 PTA schools, Tennessee has solid options for you to become a physical therapy assistant.

South College and Daymar Institute both offer Physical Therapy Assistant programs in Knoxville and Clarksville, respectively.

You might also consider looking into occupational therapy assisting programs - they are closely aligned with physical therapy assisting and provide similar responsibilities and job activities as well as a similar outlook.

PTA salaries in Tennessee are closely aligned with national averages, but less experience, more entry level PTAs tend to make a bit more in Tennessee than the rest of the U.S. Obviously that's a great sign if you are looking at a career change and have limited experience.

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 Tennessee

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 Tennessee to the rest of the country.

Source: CareerOneStop.org, US Department of Labor