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Physical Therapist Assistant - After Graduation

Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC) helps you start your career with all the skills and knowledge you need to be successful.

Future Careers

MHCC Career Coaches are here to help you explore your career options after graduation. Below are a few common paths graduates can pursue.

Physical Therapist Assistants

As a physical therapist assistant (PTA), you will help people with their care plan as a physical therapist (PT) prescribes. This may include helping patients with movement or exercise, assisting patients by using massage and/or stretching, helping people learn to use movement aids, such as walkers, safely, reporting patient status to the physical therapist, and telling patients and their family members what to do or expect after treatment.

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