Department Chair

Office
Health Technologies Center, Room 201-D, 2201 Hull Rd., Fayetteville, NC 28303
Phone Number
Office Hours Mon-Fri
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Email
Lynne McDonough

Accreditation

The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Fayetteville Technical Community College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). 


1111 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Telephone: 703.706.3245 | Email: accreditation@apta.org | Website: Capte


Course Work

The Physical Therapist Assistant curriculum prepares graduates to work in direct patient care settings under supervision of physical therapists. Assistants work to improve or restore function by alleviation or prevention of physical impairment.
Course work includes normal human anatomy and physiology, the consequences of disease pathology or injury, and physical therapy treatment of a variety of patient conditions affecting humans throughout the life span.

Career Paths

A student must complete all pre-requisites and gain competitive points in order to apply for approval to the Physical Therapist Assistant program.
Once approved for a Health program, students will be provided with information regarding books, uniforms, supplies and equipment, and any additional program requirements.

Associate Degree

Physical Therapist Assistant (A45620)

Program Length: 5 Semesters
Prerequisite: 2 Units of Algebra, 1 Unit of Biology & 1 Unit of Chemistry
Award: Associate in Applied Science

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