Degree Options

Dual Degree - Associate & Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant - Traditional

The dual degree option in Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) allows students to earn both their Associate’s and Bachelor’s degrees in just over three years. Clarkson College offers incoming students with no prior college credit a traditional option to set them on the path to becoming licensed PTAs dedicated to providing safe and effective care.

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Dual Degree Option - Community Health

Clarkson College offers dual degree options for students enrolled in the Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program. These options are offered to students interested in pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in an alternative area to increase job marketability and salary earning potential in the PTA field. If completing simultaneously, students can earn both their Associate’s degree in PTA and selected Bachelor’s degree in as few as three years.

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Dual Degree Option - Health Care Business

Clarkson College offers two dual degree options for students enrolled in the Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program. These options are offered to students interested in pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in an alternative area to increase job marketability and salary earning potential in the PTA field. If completing simultaneously, students can earn both their Associate’s degree in PTA and selected Bachelor’s degree in as few as three years.

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Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant

The Bachelor of Science in PTA degree is designed for licensed PTAs seeking educational and career advancement. Advanced coursework in pharmacology, orthopedic, neurological and multisystem care prepares you to offer comprehensive care within the field. Online coursework with on-campus experiences will prepare you to practice advanced skills with hands-on learning to expand your practice.

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Associate of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant - Transfer Option

The transfer option allows students coming from an accredited institution the opportunity to earn their Associate’s degree in PTA in as few as four semesters. Throughout your studies, you’ll prepare to provide effective rehabilitative care under the supervision of a physical therapist to patients of all ages and abilities.

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Associate of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant

The Associate’s degree in PTA program option prepares you to become a compassionate PTA who will provide safe, ethical and effective rehabilitation services to a variety of patients. Classroom-based learning and clinical rotations offer the background and skills to prepare for a professional career. Courses are offered year-round, and the curriculum allows students to complete their degree in just two years.

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Dual Degree - Associate & Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant - Transfer Option

The dual degree transfer option in Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) is ideal for students who have earned an associate-level or higher degree or 35 credit hours from a regionally accredited university or college. By earning both your Associate’s and Bachelor’s degrees in PTA, you can advance your skills in physical therapy and increase your marketability within the field.

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