Physical Therapist Assistant Program Holds Information Sessions at FSW

Feb 7, 2018

FEBRUARY 7, 2018 – FORT MYERS, FLA – The Physical Therapist Assistant program at Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) will hold a series of informational sessions this spring in Building A, Room 215, at the FSW Thomas Edison Campus, 8099 College Parkway, Fort Myers.

The public is welcome to attend any of the information sessions below:

  • Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, March 20, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 24, 2:30-3:30 p.m.


The Physical Therapist Assistant program is offered by Broward College (BC) through a partnership with FSW. Classes at both sites participate in all lecture classes together through live interactive video conferencing with the FSW students located at the Fort Myers campus. All lab sessions and clinical practicums are managed by the individual sites with a full-time program manager located at FSW who serves as a liaison between the sites. Program degrees are conferred by BC.

The program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). A licensing examination is required upon completion of the two-year associate degree program and the Physical Therapist Assistant shall be eligible for an appropriate membership category in the American Physical Therapy Association.

For more information, contact Jodi Gootkin, program manager, Broward College Physical Therapist Assistant Program, at (239) 489-9494,, or visit


Florida SouthWestern State College is Southwest Florida’s largest and one of the most affordable institutions of higher education. Annually serving nearly 22,000 students globally, FSW offers a variety of nationally-ranked, career-focused academic programs with two- and four-year degrees, and professional certifications. Students are also active in clubs and programs catered to their interests. FSW debuted its intercollegiate athletics program in January 2016. Visit for more information.