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Your PTA Career Begins at Villa

Hear from industry experts on the PTA field in WNY.

Physical therapist assistants are in high demand in Western New York. In fact, Dr. Jeff Woodrich, President and CEO of Buffalo Rehab Group, says he could increase the number of PTAs on his staff by 20%.

Villa’s program was designed to be completed in just two years. At Villa, you’ll learn about all the different areas in which you could work as a PTA: pediatrics, kinesiology, orthopedics, neurological conditions, and more. Our experienced faculty will guide you through the program and beyond, offering multiple review sessions to help you ace the licensure exam. In 24-months, you’ll enter the field as a PTA with experience, confidence, connections, and,  most importantly,  a vision for your future.

The Start of the Career You Want for Your Life

In Villa Maria’s PTA program, you’ll gain experience in at least three distinctly different types of clinics during your required clinical internships. For many of our students, these internships turn into job offers after graduation. Other graduates go on to work in a variety of settings all across the country. Their jobs range from entry-level all the way up to administration, and they’re all making an immediate impact on the lives of others. 

Plus, according to US News, the median income for a PTA is $61,180. Physical therapist assistants rank #1 in best health care support jobs and #13 out of 100 best jobs and the industry continues to grow at an above average rate.

Why PTA at Villa?

  • 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio for classrooms 
  • 15:1 student-to-faculty ratio for lab work 
  • Experienced faculty  
  • 100% job placement rate for graduates who passed their licensure exams 
  • Unmatched preparation for and support leading up to the licensure exams 
  • Above average licensure exam pass rate 
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