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Our affordable online Physical Therapy Aide program

You're interested in medicine, passionate about healthcare, and you have a lifelong dedication to helping others. Now it's time to gain the skills to move those interests and passion into a professional capacity.

With our online Physical Therapy Aide program, you can transform your passion into a profession. Studying online at your own pace, you will explore classes that guide you through important fundamentals to professional, hands-on techniques. You'll learn how to assist patients with diverse conditions and graduate ready to succeed in a high-demand, fast-growing field.

Physical Therapy Aide Online Course Curriculum

Design with job readiness in mind, our online Physical Therapy Aide Training Program can help you prepare to build the skills and knowledge essential to working in the field. Your classes include:

  • Introduction to Allied Health
  • Lesson Group 1: Introduction to Physical Therapy
  • Physical Therapy Practice Areas and Strategies for Success

Learn more about curriculum, tuition, and enrollment requirements

Learn about:

  • Our affordable tuition payment plan options.
  • How online education works.
  • How a degree in API Program Name can help you reach your goals.


What you get

  • Textbook: Dreeben-Irimia’s Introduction to Physical Therapist Practice for Physical Therapist Assistants
  • Student Portal dashboard for instant access to lessons and support
  • Learning Resource Center online libraries and labs
  • ProQuest® digital access to thousands of sources for research
  • An active online community of fellow students, staff, and grads

job growth

Job opportunities

The U.S. Department of Labor forecasts that by 2031, physical therapy aide careers will increase by 19%. That makes it one of the fastest growing jobs in the country, not just in the healthcare industry, and means there is no better time to start physical therapy aide training.



Enroll online at any time, start classes immediately, and graduate in as little as four months.


Develop practical, on-the-job techniques for basic patient care and assisting physical therapists.


As the population ages and people stay active longer, the demand for physical therapy will continue to grow.


Frequently asked questions

You may be taking your first steps into higher education. Or you may be considering online study for the first time. Whatever your situation, we're here to guide you through the process and answer any questions you have.

Yes. Our Physical Therapy Aide training teaches the actual, on-the-job skills that professional physical therapy aides use every day.

All graduates keep access to their accounts on the Ashworth College Central Network, an online toolkit that provides step-by-step guidance through resume templates, cover letters, thank you letters, and more. As a student, you will interact with the Ashworth College Central Network throughout your lessons to make you comfortable with the tools and prepare you to make a good impression on potential employers once you've graduated!

We allow you up to one year from the date of your enrollment to complete your Physical Therapy Aide training. Unlike some other physical therapy aide programs, a self-paced, flexible study schedule is one of the many benefits of pursuing your education at Ashworth College.

Related programs

The healthcare system covers a wide and diverse range of disciplines. So do our affordable online healthcare majors.

State requirements

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government, and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

Advance your career in our online API Program Name program. Call 1-800-957-5412