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Associate Degree

 
A physical therapist assistant helps an older patient regain strength through physical therapy.

Locations Offered

    Contact Us

    Marie Cole, PT, MEd
    509-279-6224  
    Marie.cole@sfcc.spokane.edu

    Office Location

    2917 W. Fort George Wright Dr. Magnuson Bldg., Rm 357

    Additional Application Requirements

    Program start: Fall
    Pre-requisites: Yes
    Program length: 6 quarters
    Number of students each start: 16 or 24; alternates every year.
    Contact: marie.cole@sfcc.spokane.edu
    Applications deadline: 4/11/20
    Notes: Information booklet and application booklet (must download and print)

    About

    If you want to work in health care and enjoy helping people of all ages, a career as a physical therapist assistant could be for you.

    This accredited program prepares you to work under physical therapists to help patients reduce pain, regain motion and prevent disability after an injury or illness. You’ll study anatomy, physiology and social science. You’ll also learn the special techniques, equipment and exercises used to treat patients. The program includes a clinical experience in a local health care setting, where you will practice your skills with real patients.

    Whether you want to work in a hospital, rehabilitation center, school, physical therapy clinic or other health care agency, this program will prepare you for a rewarding career in physical therapy.

    Contact the Allied Health Sciences Department Secretary

    Cynthia Cobbs
    509-279-6073
    Cynthia.Cobbs@sfcc.spokane.edu
     

    For questions regarding transferability of previous college credits, please contact

    Laura Woods
    509-533-3530
    laura.woods@sfcc.spokane.edu

    Or

    Loren Pemberton
    509-533-3503
    Loren.Pemberton@sfcc.spokane.edu