Sussex County Vocational Technical School District


Physical Therapy and Athletic Health Care Technologies helps gain knowledge in medical terminology, anatomy, therapeutic rehabilitation, sports medicine, and nutrition in addition to earning AHA CPR and First Aid Certification.  These classroom/lab experiences pave the way for students to complete clinical experiences in PT clinics to earn a Physical Therapy Aide Career Certificate allowing them to enter the work force or continue their education journey in higher education.

Physical Therapy – Athletic Health Care includes the following:

  •  Introduction to Health Care
  • Introduction to Athletic/Sports Training
  • Introduction to Physical Therapy
  • Physical Therapy Aide and Assistant Skills
  • Medical Terminology
  • Clinical Experiences
  • CPR and First-Aid Certification
  • Nutrition/Fitness
  • Care of Special Populations

Future Jobs & Career Paths

  • Physical Therapist
  • Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Physical Therapy Aide
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Recreational Therapist
  • Health/Physical Education Teacher
  • Certified Athletic Trainer
  • Fitness Instructor
  • Personal Trainer
  • Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist
  • Massage Therapist
  • Chiropractor
  • Physician
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Paramedic
  • Nutritionist
  • Psychologist