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Physical Therapist Assistant

The Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Program at ASU is an associate-level program. The degree awarded is the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree. The program is designed so that one year (25 hrs) of general education courses and prerequisites are completed prior to being accepted into the PTA program. Once accepted into the program, students complete one year of professional courses (38 hrs). 

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Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program

The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program at ASU is a doctoral program which is designed so that a bachelor's degree and prerequisites to the program are completed prior to the professional coursework. Once accepted into the DPT program, students attend full-time for 3 years to complete the degree. 

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