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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.

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  • Easily afford this API Program Name program with 0% interest monthly payment options
  • Fit study around your life with our flexible online study model
  • Upgrade your career prospects and achieve your goals


What you get

  • Textbook: Dreeben-Irimia’s Introduction to Physical Therapist Practice for Physical Therapist Assistants
  • Binder™ mobile app for taking your learning materials on-the-go
  • 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 2026, physical therapy aide careers will increase by a staggering 30%*. 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.

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