Physical Therapist Assistant

Physical Therapist Assistant Careers

Physical therapist assistants work in a wide variety of settings including hospitals, rehabilitation clinics, out-patient facilities, schools, and nursing homes.

Starting Wages: $35,700 - $47,300 per year*

* Source: Iowa Workforce Development

Physical therapist assistant is one of the fastest-growing occupations in Iowa according to Iowa Workforce Development.

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Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Linda Butler
Grundy Hall 135
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Program Advisor

Melissa Schneider
Health Education and Services Center 228C
319-296-2329 ext.1484
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Student Success Specialist

Darla Palmer
Health Education and Services Center 205
319-296-2329 ext.1223
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Pre-Health Advisor

Heidi Hudson
Hawkeye Center 208
319-296-2329 ext.1079
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Student Success Specialist: Pre-Health

Kay Wenzel
Grundy Hall 285
319-296-2329 ext.1063
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Dr. Gene Leutzinger
Grundy Hall 135
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