Top North Dakota Schools for PTA Training
In order to become a PTA in North Dakota you must have graduated from an accredited Physical Therapy Assistant Program. An accredited Physical Therapy Assistant Program has been approved by CAPTE for the quality of the course, the quality of the examinations and the quality of the graduates.
Listed below are some of the top PTA Schools and related programs near you.
|University of Mary||East Rosser Avenue||Accreditation||Fall 2022|
|University of North Dakota||Columbia Road||Accreditation||Spring 2017|
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If a career as a Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) strongly appeals to you then there could be no better time to pursue your dreams. The demand for and remuneration of Physical Therapy Assistants has been steadily on the increase over the last decade. Employment of Physical Therapy Assistants is projected to grow by a massive 30% over the coming years with a projected additional 25,000 jobs being created between 2016 and 2024.
Selecting a Physical Therapy Assistant Program
Take the first step and request information from Schools in your preferred area. Simply enter your preferences and contact information in the search box to the right or select from the Schools presented above to receive program and admissions information. It’s fast and easy!
Important points to consider when selecting a PTA School include;
- Is the School Accredited?
- How long does the program last?
- Class structure – how much of the course will be classroom based, lab based and field based and how does this fit with your expectations?
- Does the School have good lab facilities and other resources to support your studies?
- What percentage of graduates are successful in securing their PTA license?
- Does the School offer any financial assistance?
North Dakota PTA License
Once you have graduated from an accredited program it is required by North Dakota law that you obtain a license to work as a Physical Therapist Assistant in the State.
See more information on becoming a Physical Therapy Assistant.
The North Dakota Board of Physical Therapy regulates the licensing of Physical Therapist Assistants in North Dakota. You can contact the Board directly using the contact details below:
Address: Box 69, Grafton, ND 58237
Phone: (701) 352-0125
Physical Therapist Assistant Salary North Dakota
The average PTA salary in North Dakota is $45,560. This represents an hourly wage of over $21.90 and is almost 17.5% less than the national average. Texas is the highest paying State for Physical Therapist Assistants in the USA.
In 2015 there where 120 persons employed as a Physical Therapy Assistant in North Dakota.
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Take the first important steps towards your new career by reaching out to PTA Schools in North Dakota or your preferred area. Simply enter your details in the box below to receive information on the best PTA Schools or related programs. It’s fast and it’s free!
Related Healthcare Careers in North Dakota
Physical Therapy Assistants fair very well by comparison to similar careers such as Occupational Therapy Assistants, Massage Therapists and Home Health Aides in terms of average salary, from entry level to well experienced – achieving one of the highest average salary levels.
Additionally in terms of employment figures and growth it has been flagged as one of the top 5 fastest growing careers in healthcare by the Bureau For Labor Statistics (BLS).
The table below illustrates key data for similar healthcare careers in North Dakota;
|Career||Number Employed||Hourly Wage||Salary|
|Physical Therapist Assistants||120||$21.90||$45,560.00|
|Home Health Aides||1270||$14.50||$30,160.00|
|Occupational Therapy Assistants||80||$22.07||$45,900.00|
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