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it takes 2 years to become a physical theraphist asstistant with an associates degree in physical theraphy studies.

To become a Physical Therapy Assistant, normally two years course is required that mainly includes both coursework and clinical experience. The course mainly involves subjects like chemistry, Biology, anatomy and physiology, algebra, and psychology. After complication of course you can become a physical therapy assistant.

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How long to become an assistant physical therapist?

The physical therapy assistant program is typically a two year associates of applied science degree, offered a some colleges and universities.

What is a career that takes as long as an associate's degree?

There are many. Some include, a registered nurse, physical therapy assistant, mechanical engineering technology, occupational therapy assistant, computers, interpreters for the deaf, accounting, business management, etc.

How long does it take to became a physical therapist aide?

Most physical therapy aides are trained on the job, while almost all physical therapist assistants earn an associate degree from an accredited physical therapist assistant program. Licensing is not required to practice as a physical therapy aide.

How long it take to become doctor of physical therapy?

A Doctor of Physical Therapy degree requires 3-4 years of undergraduate work followed by 3 years of graduate schooling. A physical therapist assistance program can usually be completed with 2 years of undergraduate classes.

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One should have atleast 4 years of education for them to become a physical therapist. All states requrie Physical therapist to pass a licensure exam before they can practice any type of therapy.

How long does it take to become a pediatric physical therapist?

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It takes 7 years to become a Physical Therapist. Typically 4 years to obtain an undergraduate degree and 3 years of physical therapy school. With this you get a DPT (Doctorate in Physical Therapy) in most programs. In Canada, to become a physical therapist a student must complete a 4 year undergraduate degree, followed by a 2 year physical therapy post graduate degree. After passing board certification exams a student with this training is referred to as a licensed physical therapist. As far as I am aware, there is no doctorate program available in Canada that enables physiotherapists to become a doctor of physical therapy. However, there is at present a lobby group pushing the government to allow/recognize extension of the physical therapy program to a 4 year doctoral degree. If/when this occurs, physiotherapy will become similar to other health care doctoral programs like medicine, chiropractic, dentistry, optometry, podiatry, etc., requiring 8 years of schooling and conferring the title doctor of physiotherapy.

How long does it take to get your associates degree as a physical therapist?

You cannot be a physical therapist at the associates degree level. Colleges have now made it a minimum of a masters degree. However, in the near future it may become a doctorate. What you can become at the associates degree level is a physical therapist assistant.

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How long do you have to go to college to be a physical therapist aid?

Employers typically require physical therapist aides to have a high school diploma. They are trained on the job, and most employers provide clinical on-the-job training. Remember, there is a difference between an aide and an assistant. There are a number of colleges (mostly community colleges) that offer a two year associates of applied science degree as a physical therapy assistant.

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