If you are interested in Brookdale’s Physical Therapy Technician/Aide program, please contact Scott Shanes at or 732-224-2011.

Physical Therapy Technician/Aide Certification

Lisa Sullivan, MPT

Newly Expanded Plus Certification!

This newly expanded course prepares you to sit for the Physical Therapy Technician/Aide Certification Exam through American Medical Certification Association (AMCA). As a Physical Therapy Technician/Aide, under the direction of a Physical Therapist or Physical Therapist Assistant, you will perform front desk procedures, assist patients to or from treatment areas, prepare treatment areas for patients, and keep treatment areas clean and organized. Work in hospitals, nursing homes or rehabilitation centers. The career ladder for physical therapy aide includes physical therapy assistant, occupational therapist and registered physical therapist. 100% attendance required. 42 hours.

18 years of age or older
Copy of high school diploma or GED

Note: Textbook required.

Classes will return in the Spring 2023

Fee and Code: $625, XMEDG 180, (includes AMCA certification exam fee), textbooks not included (approx. $206)

Click here for the Textbook and Supply list.

To register or learn about our possible payment plans please call 732-224-2315When prompted, press option 1 to speak with one of our CPS associates.  No online registration available.

Questions or additional information can be obtained by forwarding any inquiries to CPS Healthcare at 732-224-2007 or email 

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Transfer Agreements by Academic Program: Articulation Agreements are formal agreements between Brookdale and other colleges and universities. These agreements define how the courses you complete at Brookdale will apply to your future bachelor’s degree when you transfer into a baccalaureate program.