Physical Therapist Assistant

The Associate in Applied Science Physical Therapist Assistant Degree prepares students to perform physical therapy treatments and related duties under the direction and supervision of a physical therapist.

Graduates must take the National Physical Therapy Exam (NPTE) to practice as physical therapist assistants in many states including Illinois.

For more information, please visit the Physical Therapist Assistant Department page.

Associate in Applied Science Physical Therapist Assistant Degree

Physical Therapist Assistant AAS General Education Requirements
Residency Requirement
  • Students must earn a minimum of 15 credits required for the degree at Morton College. The last 10 semester hours must be completed at Morton College uninterrupted by coursework from another institution. (Please note: this requirement will only be marked as 'Completed' after your final semester grades have been posted. Contact your academic advisor if you need further clarification.)