Following completion of the academic and licensure requirements, students may find employment working under the supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist in a variety of settings. Most of our students can secure a job in the field, prior to graduation.
- rehabilitation centers
- outpatient clinics
- private clinics
- geriatric settings
- sports facilities
- pediatric centers
- and many others
Graduates have reported entry level salaries ranging from the mid $25,000 to $35,000 depending on geographical location.
University Health Services Physical Therapy department at University Park Campus is currently seeking a licensed PTA to fill in during a maternity leave beginning sometime August 2015 and lasting 12 weeks.
UHS Physical Therapy is an outpatient facility treating PSU students.
Any graduate with a PA PTA license who may be interested in this part time assignment (12 weeks), please send your name, telephone number, and years of experience as a PTA to Jenny Hillard, PTA, University Health Services, Penn State University, 101 Student Health Center, University Park, PA 16802. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Phone: 814-865-2817.
Dr. Rosemarie Petrilla
PTA Program Coordinator
- PTA Program Information