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Physical Therapist Assistant: Bachelor's Degree Completion

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Physical Therapist Assistant: Bachelor's Degree Completion

Bachelor鈥檚 Degree Completion for Working PTAs

Deepen your commitment to your profession and advance in the healthcare field by completing your bachelor鈥檚 degree online at St. SWAG视频 University College for Adults.

Help People Recover and Thrive

St. Kate鈥檚 PTA bachelor鈥檚 degree program applies the college credits you鈥檝e earned for your associate PTA degree and/or other previous college work toward a bachelor's degree. To complete the remaining credits for the degree, you鈥檒l proceed at your own pace through selected courses in a program designed specifically for working PTAs.

With a Bachelor of Science: PTA degree, you鈥檒l be better prepared to meet the needs of your patients, employers, and community. By gaining a deeper knowledge of your profession, you鈥檒l improve your practice and with expanded skills in critical thinking and communication, you鈥檒l be better equipped to take on the leadership challenges in today鈥檚 healthcare environment.

St. Kate's PTA: Bachelor's Degree Completion program supports your development of advanced skills and knowledge in areas such as pharmacology, nutrition, health coaching and wellness, manual therapy, and rehabilitation management. Our curriculum provides skills that build on your associate- level training, including lab-based activities that focus on psychomotor and cognitive domains. You鈥檒l develop a deeper understanding of societal issues impacting healthcare and gain the confidence you need for greater professional autonomy.

We also offer various student support services, including career counseling, internship opportunities, and financial aid.

Program at a Glance

Classes meet: Online

Time to completion: 24 months

Credits for major: 44

Cost per credit (2023鈥2024): $500

Start: Fall, Spring, or Summer

Program Accreditation

St. Kate's PTA: Bachelor's Degree Completion program is designed specifically for graduates of associate-level PTA degree programs accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (); CAPTE does not accredit programs at the bachelor's degree level. St. SWAG视频 University is a regionally accredited institution

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