Link to Kirkwood Community College

Career opportunities:

  • Hospitals
  • Home health
  • Industry
  • Nursing homes
  • Rehabilitaton centers
  • Outpatient clinics - orthopedics, sports medicine, pediatrics, etc.
  • School systems

Personal characteristics:

Take a look at the PTA program if you are caring, empathetic, energetic, assertive and have strong communication skills. This program requires the following professional behaviors: teamwork, attendance, problem solving, dependability, responsibility, active participation, communication skills, organizational skills and the ability to accept constructive feedback.

For more information on careers in this field, check out these websites: