Graduate Certificate program in Physical Therapy and Therapist at University of Central Missouri

Physical Therapy Aide

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Launch a career where you can make a difference as a physical therapy aide.

In just four months, students are able to complete the University of Central Missouri Physical Therapy Aide certificate program. Students completing the program are well prepared to begin a new career in healthcare. The healthcare field is growing rapidly, and the U.S. Labor Statistics estimates that the demand for physical therapy aides will increase by close to 30 percent by 2026. Median salary for this rewarding career is $25,680, according to the Labor. Through our program, you will learn to prepare equipment for patient treatments, maintain order and cleanliness throughout the facility, assist physical therapists in selected procedures, help move patients, organize work areas and disinfect, perform clerical duties and assist patients with paperwork. Through this program, students earn an industry-recognized certificate and continuing education units which may not be applied to a degree program and are not eligible for federal financial aid.

Prepare for nationally recognized certification exam through our flexible, online program.

Upon completion of this course, you will be prepared to take the Certified Physical Therapy Aide Specialist (CPTAS) exam, offered by the National Career Certification Board. Included in your course fee is an exam voucher. Our program also features physical therapy aide simulations to better prepare students for their career.

18 Months Duration
- Credit hours
Yes GRE Required
Yes Scholarships Available

Composition of student population

9 Post-master's certificate
12 Postbaccalaureate certificate

Tuition for Physical Therapy and Therapist graduate program at University of Central Missouri

$8,786 In-state Tuition & Fees
$16,394 Out-of-state Tuition & Fees

Universities with Similar Certificate Programs

Program NameTuition / Year
Physical Therapy and Therapist Certificate program at University of Hartford$14,847
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Physical Therapy and Therapist Certificate program at D'Youville College$19,422
Physical Therapy and Therapist Certificate program at Northern Illinois University$11,086

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