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Physical Therapy Assistant Schools in Florida

There are 18 Florida schools offering physical therapy assistant programs. In 2010, 431 students graduated from programs at Florida physical therapy assistant schools. 401 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 30 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

440 students graduate from physical therapy assistant programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for 8% of students who US schools graduate from physical therapy assistant programs. More specifically, 30 students graduated with certificates in physical therapy and 401 with an associate's level degree.

18 physical therapy assistant schools are in this state. Out of these, while five schools are private, 13 schools are public. Tuition at a public physical therapy assistant school is $2,631.

Average tuition for programs in physical therapy is $2,631.

Physical therapy assistant schools in this state offer certificates and associates degrees.

Physical Therapy Assistant Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

440 students graduate from physical therapy assistant programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for 8% of students who US schools graduate from physical therapy assistant programs. More specifically, 30 students graduated with certificates in physical therapy and 401 with an associate's level degree.

Physical Therapy Assistant Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 178
  • Certificate 2007: 170
  • Certificate 2008: 120
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 30
  • Associate 2006: 244
  • Associate 2007: 266
  • Associate 2008: 329
  • Associate 2009: 355
  • Associate 2010: 401

Physical Therapy Assistant Program Availability in Florida

Florida schools offer a total of 20 programs in physical therapy. Of these programs, about 85% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are certificates.

Physical Therapy Assistant Program Availability in Florida

  • Certificate: 3
  • Associate: 17

Career Trends

Physical Therapist Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Physical Therapist Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 37470
  • 25th Percentile: 48240
  • Median: 56380
  • 75th Percentile: 64530
  • 90th Percentile: 71920

Physical Therapist Aides — Salary by Percentile

Physical Therapist Aides — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17010
  • 25th Percentile: 19740
  • Median: 22790
  • 75th Percentile: 27410
  • 90th Percentile: 31800

Career Trends

Physical Therapist Assistants — Employment Trend

Physical Therapist Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 46050
  • Median Salary 2007: 49620
  • Median Salary 2008: 51300
  • Median Salary 2009: 54220
  • Median Salary 2010: 56380
  • Total Employed 2006: 3960
  • Total Employed 2007: 3710
  • Total Employed 2008: 3600
  • Total Employed 2009: 3550
  • Total Employed 2010: 3740

Physical Therapist Aides — Employment Trend

Physical Therapist Aides — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 21410
  • Median Salary 2007: 22660
  • Median Salary 2008: 23350
  • Median Salary 2009: 22930
  • Median Salary 2010: 22790
  • Total Employed 2006: 2180
  • Total Employed 2007: 2190
  • Total Employed 2008: 2740
  • Total Employed 2009: 2380
  • Total Employed 2010: 2400

Florida vs National Physical Therapy Assistant Employment

Florida vs National Physical Therapy Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Florida: 5.489% (6140)

Physical Therapy Assistant Schools in Florida

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1. South University - Tampa

4401 N Himes Ave
Tampa, FL 33614-7095
(813) 393-3800

South University-Tampa is 3.5 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one physical therapy assistant program. It is a for-profit 4-year institution.

2. Polk State College

999 Avenue H NE
Winter Haven, FL 33881-4299
(863) 297-1000

Polk State College offers one physical therapy assistant program and Polk, which is 1.4 miles from the center of the city, is in Winter Haven, FL. It is a public 4-year institution.

3. The Academy for Practical Nursing & Health Occupations

5154 Okeechobee Blvd Ste 201
West Palm Beach, FL 33417
(561) 683-1400

The Academy for Practical Nursing & Health Occupations offers one program in physical therapy and it is in the suburbs of West Palm Beach, Florida. It is one of 7 nursing schools in Florida. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Florida offering programs in physical therapy.

4. South University - West Palm Beach

9801 Belvedere Road
Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411
(561) 273-6500

South University-West Palm Beach is in the suburbs of Royal Palm Beach, Florida and it offers one program in physical therapy. 947 students seek degrees in 18 programs at this school, overall.

5. Herzing University - Winter Park

1595 S. Semoran Blvd- Ste 1501
Winter Park, FL 32792-5509
(407) 478-0500

Herzing University-Winter Park offers one program in physical therapy and it is located in the suburbs of Winter Park, Florida. Overall, 428 students seek degrees in 17 programs at Herzing. In terms of programs, this very small school is the seventh largest institution in the state of Florida offering physical therapy.

6. Pensacola State College

1000 College Blvd
Pensacola, FL 32504-8998
(850) 484-1000

Pensacola State College offers one physical therapy assistant program and it is near the center of the city. It is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida. This big school is the ninth largest institution in the state of Florida offering physical therapy.

7. St Petersburg College

6021 142nd Ave
Largo, FL 33760
(727) 341-4772

St Petersburg College is located in the suburbs of Largo, Florida and this school offers one program in physical therapy. This school is a public 4-year institution.

8. The College of Central Florida

3001 SW College Rd
Ocala, FL 34474
(352) 873-5800

The College of Central Florida is located in Ocala, Florida, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one physical therapy assistant program. CF is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.

9. Florida Gateway College

Highway 90 East
Lake City, FL 32025-2007
(386) 752-1822

Florida Gateway College is in Lake City, Florida, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this college offers one program in physical therapy. Overall, 3,032 students pursue degrees in 47 Florida Gateway College programs.

10. Indian River State College

3209 Virginia Ave
Fort Pierce, FL 34981-5596
(772) 462-4772

Indian River State College is located in the suburbs of Fort Pierce, Florida and IRSC offers one program in physical therapy. 17,511 students seek degrees in 103 Indian River State College programs, overall. In terms of programs, this school is the eighth largest institution in the state of Florida offering physical therapy.

11. Gulf Coast Community College

5230 West U.S. Highway 98
Panama City, FL 32401
(850) 769-1551

Gulf Coast Community College offers two programs in physical therapy. Of those, it offers students one physical therapy assistant certificate and one associate's level physical therapy degree. GCSC, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Panama City, FL. It is one of 12 community colleges in Florida. In terms of programs, GCSC is the second largest institution in the state of Florida offering physical therapy.

12. Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale

1500 NW 49th St.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
(954) 776-4476

Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale, which is near the center of the city, is in Fort Lauderdale, FL and it offers one program in physical therapy. This large school is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Florida offering physical therapy in terms of programs.

13. Broward College

225 E las Olas Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
(954) 201-7400

Broward College is located in the center of Fort Lauderdale. This school offers two programs in physical therapy. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in physical therapy by it and one physical therapy assistant degree at the associate's level. It is a public 4-year institution. It is the second largest institution in the state of Florida offering physical therapy.

14. Miami Dade College

300 NE 2nd Ave.
Miami, FL 33132-2297
(305) 237-8888

Miami Dade College offers one program in physical therapy and it is 2.4 miles from the center of the city. Overall, 61,674 students pursue degrees in 125 programs at this school. Miami Dade is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Florida offering programs in physical therapy.

15. State College of Florida - Manatee-Sarasota

5840 26th St W
Bradenton, FL 34207
(941) 752-5000

State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota is located in the suburbs of Bradenton, Florida and it offers one physical therapy assistant program. 11,431 students seek degrees in 43 programs at this school, overall.

16. Florida State College at Jacksonville

501 W State St
Jacksonville, FL 32202
(904) 359-5433

Florida State College at Jacksonville is located in the center of Jacksonville and it offers one physical therapy assistant program. This big school is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.

17. Daytona State College

1200 W. International Speedway Blvd.
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
(386) 506-3000

Daytona State College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Daytona Beach, FL and DSC offers one physical therapy assistant program. This school is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida. Daytona State is the third biggest institution in the state of Florida offering physical therapy in terms of programs.

18. Seminole State College of Florida

100 Weldon Blvd
Sanford, FL 32773-6199
(407) 708-4722

Seminole State College of Florida, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Sanford, FL and it offers one physical therapy assistant program. Seminole State is a public 4-year institution.