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Physical Therapist Assistant

Technical Degree
Ready to become a superhero of mobility and independence? Look no further than a career as a Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA). With your valuable superpower, you’ll help patients overcome injuries, regain their strength, and get back to their everyday lives. So, get ready to flex those PTA muscles and save the day!

Program at a Glance

Earning Potential

  • Physical Therapist Assistant: $71,899 per year
  • Experienced PTA: $83, 435 per year
For more salary information, check out Texas Wages.

Career Opportunities

PTAs work under the supervision of physical therapists in a variety of settings including, but not limited to: 
  • Acute care
  • Hospitals
  • Rehab hospitals
  • Out-patient clinics
  • Aquatics
  • Pediatrics
  • Geriatrics
  • Home health


South Campus


Physical Therapist Assistant, AAS

Technical Degree
The Associate of Applied Science degree prepares you for an entry-level career.Participate in clinical rotations and become equipped with the skills to help patients regain their strength, range of motion, function, and movement.
Length 2 Years
The PTA program is a full-time program. You can complete the 66 credits in five terms.


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Information Sessions

Date Time  Location
June 12, 2024 (Wednesday) 1 p.m. S-1.145
June 12, 2024 (Wednesday) 6 p.m. S-1.117
July 10, 2024 (Wednesday) 12 p.m. S-1.117
July 10, 2024 (Wednesday) 6 p.m. S-1.117
Aug. 7, 2024 (Wednesday) 12 p.m. S-1.117
Aug. 7, 2024 (Wednesday) 6 p.m. S-1.118


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Contact Us!

Have questions about our PTA program? Please contact us!

281-998-6350 ext. 3350
Jamie Ward
Sr Administrative Assistant
(281) 998-6150x3350