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5 Things You Can Do With a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant Degree

Posted: May 27, 2021 by Diane Smith
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Earn your Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapist assistant degree 100% online at Pima Medical Institute.
 


Have you been working as a physical therapist assistant and are considering advancing your career by pursuing your bachelor’s degree? Now is a great time to get started at Pima Medical Institute. Our program is 100% online, so you can continue to balance your personal and professional responsibilities.

More than just added education, your bachelor’s degree could open a variety of professional opportunities as well. Here are five things you can do by taking the next step in your career.
 
  1. Grow your patient advocacy skills: A bachelor’s degree provides you with advanced knowledge of the physical therapy profession. You’ll dive deeper into the technical skillsets and evidence-based treatment necessary to guide change.
     
  2. Market yourself with a professional portfolio: Pima Medical’s Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant includes real-world application through a Capstone Project that allows you to create a professional portfolio and profile.
     
  3. Learn leadership and management concepts: If you have goals of leadership and career growth, this program will be a great asset. Courses will prepare you for promotions and help you to become an even more effective communicator to both your employer and your patients.
     
  4. Create a stepping stone for advanced education:  Earning your bachelor’s degree at Pima Medical will help you achieve the background necessary to complete certifications that require a bachelor’s degree or advance into higher education, including Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT).
     
  5. Advance your career: Whether you are looking to expand in inpatient or outpatient services, begin full-time instruction, or enter a management position in physical therapy, the possibilities are endless.
Learn more about one of the only bachelor’s degree programs in the country with a focus on physical therapist assistant coursework.
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