Program Overview

  • Location
  • Tuition
    $9,432 - $9,563
  • Program Length
    2 years
  • Learning Environment
  • Financial Aid
    FAFSA Eligible
  • Certification Type
    Associate of Science

Program Description

Physical Therapist Assistants (PTA) collaborate with licensed physical therapists to provide therapeutic programs to patients, including the application of physical agents, massage, exercise, and functional activities. They closely monitor patients during treatment and report progress to the physical therapist. Physical therapy focuses on helping individuals regain or improve everyday life skills impacted by disability, accidents, injuries, or illnesses, aiming to enhance mobility and independence through techniques and assistive devices.

The Physical Therapist Assistant program at Kapiʻolani Community College holds accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).

Degrees & Certificates

The Physical Therapist Assistant program offers an Associate of Science degree, requiring 72-73 credits. At a tuition rate of $131 per credit, the total tuition cost for the program ranges from $9,432 to $9,563.

Learn more about Kapiʻolani Community College’s Physical Therapy Assistant program