Physical Therapy Technician



EVIT Physical Therapy EVIT Physical Therapy  EVIT Physical Therapy career-training

EVIT + Pima Medical Institute

Once an EVIT student completes the Physical Therapy/Chiropractic Assistant program, the student may have the opportunity to transfer earned credits, based on passing required assessment exams, towards enrollment in the PMI Physical Therapist Assistant Associate Degree program.  See a PMI Health Science Education Coordinator on campus for further information.
 

Get started! Enroll in the EVIT Physical Therapy Technician Program.
For announcements and updates about the EVIT Physical Therapy Technician program, text EVIT to 855-998-3848.
  
 DESCRIPTION
The Physical Therapy Technician program prepares individuals to assist doctors of physical therapy or doctors of chiropractic in the treatment of patients with medical conditions and functionally-limiting injuries. The program includes instruction in: medical terminology, principles of rehabilitation and physical therapy, outpatient care, long term care, home health care, and patient communication and education. Students will participate in job shadowing and/or internships in physical therapy or chiropractic offices or clinics.
 CAREER CONNECTION
License or Certification Information: Completion of Chiropractic Assistant Course and OSHA 10 - Healthcare
Career Pathway: Physical Therapy Technician, Physical Therapy Assistant, Chiropractic Assistant, Athletic Trainer, Personal Trainer, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
Occupational Profile:  https://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/31-2021.00

 PROGRAM & COURSE INFORMATION
Program Courses & Course Sequence

MC 38 - Physical Therapy Technician 1, two semesters, 3 credits

MC 45 - Physical Therapy Technician 2, one semester, 1.5 credits

MC 46 - Physical Therapy Technician 2A, one quarter, .75 credits

NEW - Physical Therapy 2B and/or Physical Therapy  Internship, one quarter, .75 credits

Pre/Co Requisite 6 high school credits (required) and a 2.0 GPA (recommended)
- Seniors only – successful completion of MC38 or a Sports Medicine program
Suggested prerequisites or co-requisites: Applied Biological Sciences, Science courses, Math and English courses, Anatomy and Physiology.
Length of Program 2 - 4 Semesters. In the 4th semester, students may take Physical Therapy 2B or Physical Therapy Internship
Technology Requirements Computer access with Windows OS, Adobe Reader, webcam, microphone and anti-virus protection.
Supply Fees Year 1 - estimated supply fee $85
Year 2 - estimated supply fee $166

Adult Tuition*
Blended Program

Year 1 - $4,885.00

Year 2 - $4,885.00
*This program does not qualify for Federal Financial Aid. Affordable payment plans are available. This program is not approved under COE Accreditation, and is not eligible for post-secondary credit.

 Start Date  End Date  Days  Times Campus 
July 24, 2023 May 22, 2024 Monday - Friday, Daily (morning) 8:00am - 10:35am Main
July 24, 2023 May 22, 2024 Monday - Friday, Daily (afternoon) 12:00pm - 2:35pm Main

        

Get started! Enroll in the EVIT Physical Therapy Technician program. For announcements and updates about the EVIT Physical Therapy Technician program, text EVIT to 855-998-3848.