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Physical Therapy

Instructors: Ms. Tammy Segura
tsegura1@yisd.net

Career Cluster

Health Science

Overview

The educational program is designed to prepare the student to be a competent physical therapist technician and an integral member of the health care team concerned with the total rehabilitation of every patient. Reaching realistic functional outcomes, and respecting the rights of individuals. In the state of Texas, to become a Physical Therapy tech requires 3 months to 1 year of the job training.

Job Outlook

  • The median annual wage for physical therapist was $79,860 in 2012. The best paid 10 percent of workers in the category made $112,020, while the bottom 10 percent made $55,620. The highest wages are for home health care and consulting positions.