Physical Therapy Associate's Degrees
If you are looking to get a degree in physical therapy, you shouldn’t have to go far beyond the associate level. This program does not require much education and is ideal for people who like sports and physical activities. If you have ever encountered a sports related injury, you should know firsthand how important a physical therapist is in someone’s recovery. An associate’s degree in physical therapy should only take two years to complete and then you can get out into the job force. You can move onto a bachelor’s degree program if you choose to, which will require another two years of training.
There are a number of programs to go through to get your associate’s degree in physical therapy, but why not consider getting your degree online? Penn Foster Schools and Stratford Career Institute both offer that option (among others), so you can gain your education right at home if you would like. Make your own schedule and gain the same education that you would in a classroom – all from your home computer.
As simplistic as a program for an associate’s degree in physical therapy may be, there are actually a lot of science courses involved in such a degree. That is because this is a component of medical studies, so students must learn the precise way to help someone get better. Dealing with someone’s health should never be overlooked.
Physical Therapy Schools
- B.S. in Human Services / Counseling
- B.S. in Behavioral Health Science - Trauma