Physical Therapy Office Professional Program

Train for physical therapy aide and medical receptionist roles.

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A Tiny Investment for Infinite Success

You’re busy. You’ve got bills to pay. And you need stability. With one small investment, you could find the peace of mind, salary, and job satisfaction you’ve been looking for as a Physical Therapy Office Professional. And guess what? You could have it all in just a few short months.

  • 381 Hours of Study

  • 4 Month Program Completion Time

  • $35,000 Average Annual Salary*

  • 26% Predicted Job Growth Through 2028*

This Could Be the Perfect Job for You

As someone who’s qualified to work as a physical therapy aide and/or a medical receptionist (often called a medical administrative assistant), you’ll provide support to physical therapists and their patients, and you’ll be certified to manage electronic health records at the front desk of a PT facility. Opportunities abound!

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4 Reasons to Complete Your Physical Therapy Office Professional Training With CareerStep

Qualify in four months.

This 395-hour program will prep you to pass the Certified Physical Therapy Aide Specialist (CPTAS) exam and the Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist (CEHRS) exam in four months of full-time study. (If you need more time to make it happen, no problem. You can take up to 12 months.)

Start working ASAP.

CareerStep training quickly leads to physical therapy aide and medical receptionist careers, thanks to expert-created content and strong study support.

Open more doors.

Physical therapy aides are in high demand, and electronic health record certification makes you an extra desirable employee to have on board.

Keep more of your cash.

Our physical therapy office professional program is designed to be as affordable as it is useful. We set a cost-effective course fee you can pay painlessly, even while on a tight budget.

Our Happy Learners Say It Best

"It has been life changing for me to get enrolled with CareerStep. What I have learned in the field of physical therapy office professional took my experience to another level. I am very grateful to have all this knowledge. It has been my pleasure and hard work to go through this entire program. I will recommend CareerStep to anyone who wants to get a better education."

Tatiana M.

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Program Details

Study on your own schedule, at home, with our support team there to back you up.

  • 4-month Completion
  • Self-Paced Study
  • Anywhere, Anytime Learning
  • 1:1 (Human) Support
  • Voucher for the CPTAS Exam ($175 value)
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What You'll Learn

You’ll wrap up this program with the knowledge needed to support physical therapists, oversee front desk duties, and maintain patients’ health records.

Computer Basics

Get comfy with the computer programs you’ll use to create digital documents and organize information.

Healthcare 101

Learn basic anatomy, medical terminology, healthcare documentation, medical office management, and electronic health record management.

Physical Therapy Fundamentals

Understand effective patient interaction and preparation, and gain a broad basic knowledge of therapeutic techniques and principles.

Exam Prep

Know what’s required to take and pass the final course exams, which will prepare you for the CPTAS and CEHRS exams.

Your Questions—Answered

In this role, you’ll be working as a healthcare professional who performs physical therapy aide and medical office receptionist duties. You might also be referred to as a physical therapy aide, physical therapy receptionist, medical receptionist, or medical administrative assistant, depending on the facility and the responsibilities outlined there.

With this program you’re trained to handle administrative tasks in a healthcare facility, including maintaining health records, scheduling appointments, answering patient questions, processing claims, and monitoring supplies.

You welcome patients, prepare equipment, and provide procedural assistance to physical therapists when needed.

Salaries for this job vary based on location and experience, but the average physical therapy office professional makes $35,760 per year.*

It’s outstanding. The healthcare industry is expected to add 26% more physical therapy aide and related jobs by 2028.*

Yes. Paying in full saves you money, but CareerStep offers payment plans and financial assistance for this program if you need it. Learn more on the course description page.

Training People Trust

Get Trained. Get Hired.

This program includes unparalleled training, career support, coaching, and a voucher for the official CPTAS exam ($175 value). It’s a faster, cheaper alternative to traditional schooling.

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Payment Plans

Sometimes paying up front just isn’t in the bank cards. We offer a payment plan for those who need to spread out the course fee.

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MyCAA Grants

The My Career Advancement Account (MyCAA) program offers funding for this course for eligible military spouses. Find out if you can earn physical therapy aide and electronic health record specialist certification for free!

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