The Physical Therapist Assistant Program provides students with the theory, laboratory and clinical experiences that will prepare them to assume the role of competent and safe entry-level physical therapist assistants, to work under the supervision of a licensed physical therapist, providing services to patients and clients of all ages who have impairments, functional limitations, disabilities, or changes in physical function and health status resulting from injury, disease, or other causes. Physical Therapy treatments are rendered in a variety of healthcare settings, including hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, school systems, outpatient clinics, and private practices.