Health Sciences - Physical Therapist Assisting, Bachelor of Science


Health Sciences - Physical Therapist Assisting


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Health Sciences - Physical Therapist Assisting, Bachelor of Science

Are you interested in physical therapist assisting, or are you already working as a PT assistant, earning your bachelor’s degree while continuing to work? Flexibility is a hallmark of this bachelor’s degree, which offers online coursework and accepts a significant block of transfer credit if you are completing or have completed appropriate community college (or university) physical-therapy assisting programs. A strong group of health sciences courses includes grounding in human diseases, healthcare ethics, and more.

You’ll graduate prepared for successful employment in hospitals, schools, government health agencies, private industry, and nongovernmental organizations. The need for skilled workers in health related fields is skyrocketing, and a bachelor’s degree can contribute to future career advancement.


  • Traditional Online

Minimum units for completion 120
Additional admissions requirements Admission requirements above admission to NAU are required.
  • To be eligible for this academic plan, students must be admitted to, enrolled in, or be graduates from an associate's degree program at a regionally accredited community college or university in an allied health discipline corresponding with your certification/licensure.
  • Additionally, a 2.5 or higher cumulative GPA in your associate's degree is required for admission to this degree plan

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