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Physical Therapy Assistant Schools in Louisiana

There are seven Louisiana schools offering physical therapy assistant programs. 135 students graduated from programs at Louisiana physical therapy assistant schools in 2010. 75 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 60 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 119 students graduate from physical therapy assistant programs in this state per year. This accounts for 2% of physical therapy assistant students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, 60 students graduated with physical therapy assistant certificates and 75 with an associate's level degree.

Seven physical therapy assistant schools are in Louisiana. And of these, two schools are public, while five schools are private. While tuition at a public physical therapy assistant school varies from $2,174 to $2,955, private physical therapy assistant school tuition is $8,265.

Average tuition for programs in physical therapy is $3,447. The highest tuition for physical therapy assistant programs, which is $8,265 per year, is at the Unitech Training Academy-Houma, while the lowest tuition in this southern state, which is $2,174 every year, is at Bossier Parish Community College.

Louisiana schools offer certificates and associates degrees in physical therapy assistant.

Physical Therapy Assistant Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

On average, 119 students graduate from physical therapy assistant programs in this state per year. This accounts for 2% of physical therapy assistant students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, 60 students graduated with physical therapy assistant certificates and 75 with an associate's level degree.

Physical Therapy Assistant Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 42
  • Certificate 2007: 93
  • Certificate 2008: 47
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 60
  • Associate 2006: 55
  • Associate 2007: 60
  • Associate 2008: 57
  • Associate 2009: 63
  • Associate 2010: 75

Physical Therapy Assistant Program Availability in Louisiana

Schools in this state offer a total of seven programs in physical therapy. Of these programs, about 57.1% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are certificates.

Physical Therapy Assistant Program Availability in Louisiana

  • Certificate: 3
  • Associate: 4

Career Trends

Physical Therapist Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Physical Therapist Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22400
  • 25th Percentile: 32800
  • Median: 41640
  • 75th Percentile: 54650
  • 90th Percentile: 64910

Physical Therapist Aides — Salary by Percentile

Physical Therapist Aides — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16300
  • 25th Percentile: 18260
  • Median: 21330
  • 75th Percentile: 24190
  • 90th Percentile: 29000

Career Trends

Physical Therapist Assistants — Employment Trend

Physical Therapist Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 40080
  • Median Salary 2007: 40290
  • Median Salary 2008: 40190
  • Median Salary 2009: 38740
  • Median Salary 2010: 41640
  • Total Employed 2006: 790
  • Total Employed 2007: 870
  • Total Employed 2008: 840
  • Total Employed 2009: 900
  • Total Employed 2010: 840

Physical Therapist Aides — Employment Trend

Physical Therapist Aides — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 18050
  • Median Salary 2007: 19480
  • Median Salary 2008: 20490
  • Median Salary 2009: 21270
  • Median Salary 2010: 21330
  • Total Employed 2006: 1030
  • Total Employed 2007: 920
  • Total Employed 2008: 940
  • Total Employed 2009: 970
  • Total Employed 2010: 1070

Louisiana vs National Physical Therapy Assistant Employment

Louisiana vs National Physical Therapy Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Louisiana: 1.707% (1910)

Physical Therapy Assistant Schools in Louisiana

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1. The Unitech Training Academy - Houma

1227 Grand Calliou Rd
Houma, LA 70363
(985) 223-1755

The Unitech Training Academy-Houma offers one program in physical therapy and this school is near the heart of downtown. 66 students seek degrees in eight Unitech Training Academy-Houma programs, overall. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering physical therapy assistant programs.

2. The Unitech Training Academy - West Monroe

111 Crosley St. Suite 4
West Monroe, LA 71291
(318) 651-8001

The Unitech Training Academy-West Monroe offers one program in physical therapy and it is in the suburbs of West Monroe, Louisiana. It is one of 48 vocational schools in Louisiana. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering physical therapy assistant programs.

3. The Unitech Training Academy - Lafayette

3605 Ambassador Caffery
Lafayette, LA 70503
(337) 988-6764

The Unitech Training Academy-Lafayette offers one physical therapy assistant program and it is near the heart of downtown. Overall, 107 students pursue degrees in nine programs at this school. This school is the oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering programs in physical therapy.

4. Louisiana College

1140 College Dr
Pineville, LA 71359
(318) 487-7011

Louisiana College is in the suburbs of Pineville, Louisiana and LC offers one program in physical therapy. It is a 4-year institution. This school is the third biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering physical therapy in terms of programs.

5. Delgado Community College

615 City Park Ave
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 361-6410

Delgado Community College, which is 3.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is in New Orleans, LA and it offers one program in physical therapy. This college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, this public college ranks first in the state of Louisiana.

6. Our Lady of the Lake College

7434 Perkins Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70808-4380
(225) 768-1700

Our Lady of the Lake College, which is 4.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Baton Rouge, LA and it offers one program in physical therapy. This specialized school is a 4-year institution. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks fourth in the state of Louisiana.

7. Bossier Parish Community College

6220 East Texas
Bossier City, LA 71111-6922
(318) 678-6000x6206

Bossier Parish Community College, which is near Bossier City, is located in a rural area and it offers one program in physical therapy. This mid-sized college is a public 2-year institution. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering physical therapy.