Become a Physical Therapy Aide and Administration Specialist

The Greensboro Physical Therapy Aide and Administration Specialist online program will prepare you for an entry-level career in the healthcare field.

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18 Weeks

Program Length

PTTC, CMAA

Certifications

$4,000.00

TUITION

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What does a Physical Therapy Aide and Administration Specialist do?

Physical Therapy Aide and Administration Specialists are responsible for directly supporting Physical Therapists, which includes assisting with patient exercises, documentation and clerical responsibilities. The daily role of a Physical Therapy Aide will include setting up treatment areas, preparing hot and cold packs, sanitizing equipment and assisting with patient intake and documentation.

Students who complete the Physical Therapy Aide and Administration Specialist program will be prepared to assist members of physical therapy teams, readying spaces for patient treatment, monitoring equipment and supplies as well as various administrative duties.

Where does a Physical Therapy Aide and Administration Specialist work?

Physical Therapy Aide and Administration Specialists work in a variety of healthcare settings, including rehabilitation units, physical therapy offices, skilled nursing facilities and fitness centers. 

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Physical Therapy Aide and Administration Specialist

Outcomes

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Physical Therapy Aide and Administration Specialists have a predicted employment growth of 32% by 2030, making this a rapidly growing field. Employers will be seeking qualified candidates who are knowledgeable in computer skills, can provide excellent customer service and are adept at problem solving.

  • The salary for a Physical Therapy Aide and Administration Specialist ranges from $27,000 to $46,000
  • Physical Therapy Aide and Administration Specialists will have the skills and understanding needed to work in many different healthcare settings
  • Upon program completion, students have a thorough comprehension of healthcare office procedures, medical terminology and the fundamentals of physical therapy

Skills Learned

Students in the Greensboro Physical Therapy Aide and Administration Specialist program will complete their curriculum over 18 weeks in order to master the expertise needed to successfully launch their career. Some of the skills you will gain include:

  • Understanding of patient preparation, including transfers and positioning
  • Comprehension of appropriate exercises, as well as heat and cold modalities
  • Knowledge and maintenance of PT equipment
  • Identifying safety risks, policies and procedures
  • Performing administrative tasks and required documentation

Courses - 18 Weeks

Professionalism in Allied Health

Introduction to Human Anatomy and Medical Terminology

Medical Office Procedures and Administration

Fundamentals of Physical Therapy

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Physical Therapy Aide and Administration Specialist Job Possibilities

Rehabilitation
Aide

$30,000 - $40,000

ESTIMATED SALARY

Physical Therapy
Aide

$27,000 - $46,000

ESTIMATED SALARY

Physical Therapy
Assistant

$49,000 - $60,000

ESTIMATED SALARY

Certification Information

Upon completion of the program, students will be prepared to take the Physical Therapy Technician/Aide Certification (PTTC) exam and the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) exam. 

PTTC

Physical Therapy Technician/Aide Certification

The PTCC exam shows that you have mastered the skills and knowledge necessary to work successfully as a Physical Therapy Aide and Administration Specialist.

CMAA

Certified Medical Administrative Assistant

The Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) certificate helps you gain the skills to provide administrative support in a medical setting. Demonstrate your expertise in the field and become qualified for a number of administrative duties, as well as direct contact with patients in clinical settings.

Physical Therapy Aide and Administration Specialist Online Training Tuition Options

In addition to the following payment options, we offer special corporate volume pricing. Visit the Corporate page for details.

Pay in full using any major credit card, PayPal or Venmo. Select “credit card” as your payment option. 

 

     

Apply for PayPal Credit and pay zero interest if your balance is paid in full within 6-months. Complete a quick application and you’ll receive a credit decision within seconds. 

 

Pay for your training with an education loan through Sallie Mae. Follow the below steps to begin your registration process.

Complete the course registration process to reserve your seat.

 

Many employers have education programs or will pay for continued education! Select "Corporate Invoice" if you need an invoice to process payment through company training tuition assistance/reimbursement plans. 

 

Download the free brochure below to your HR representative or manager and show them the benefits of gaining additional education!

Apply for a workforce grant through NCWorks and get all or part of your training paid for! Complete the course registration process on this site to reserve your seat. Select “NCWorks Grant” as your payment option. 

Pay in Full

$4,000

ONE TIME COST

Pay in full

Pay in full for your program using PayPal, Venmo or a credit card. 

Payment Plan

$4,000

INSTALLMENTS

Flexible payment option

Choose PayPal Credit at checkout to receive no-interest payments if paid in full in 6 months.

Tuition Assistance

$4,000

COMPANY INVOICE

Employer sponsored payment

We accept employer sponsored payments including tuition assistance/reimbursement.

Do you need help paying for your certification program?

Many employers offer education assistance programs. Download the brochures to show your employer the benefit of upskilling their employees.

PROGRAM COMPARISONS


Greensboro College

Community College

Program & Tuition Cost

$4,000 average

Up to $20,000

Exam Fees, Books & Materials

Included

Up to $750

Job Ready In

3–6 months

24–48 months

Schedule Flexibility

On-demand 24/7

Set class schedule

Travel Requirements

None: 100% online

On-campus classrooms

Student Support

Personal Advisors: text, call and email access

Professors: scheduled office hours

Career Coaching

Exam-tailor + soft-skill training to build well-rounded careers

Exam-based + prerequisites and electives

to meet credit

Content Delivery

3D animations, immersive environments, interactive activities, game-based learning

Professor lectures

Meet Your Workforce Training Specialist

Kelly is your Workforce Training Specialist. She is here to help you understand the program, payment options and succeed! Get in touch with Kelly to learn more about the program, Greensboro College and how to achieve your workforce development goals!

FAQ

Students will complete the four courses in this program over 18 weeks, making you job ready in just under 4 and a half months. The program is flexible, allowing for assignments to be completed anytime, from anywhere, 24/7.

Ideal candidates for this program are motivated, organized individuals who work well in a team setting, are detail-oriented and are able to multitask while delivering exceptional patient care.

The daily role of a Physical Therapy Aide and Administration Specialist includes performing tasks in preparation for patient treatment, including monitoring equipment, organizing supplies, ensuring the space is clean and performing general office assignments.

Physical Therapy Aide and Administration Specialists can use their training and expertise as a stepping stone to other opportunities, including Physical or Occupational Therapy Assistant, Medical Assistant and Patient Care Technician.

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