Physical Therapist Assistant


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Welcome to the Physical Therapist Assistant Program

The Physical Therapist Assistant is an important member of the dynamic profession of physical therapy. Physical Therapist Assistants work under the direction and supervision of the Physical Therapist to rehabilitate people from injury or disease by improving mobility, relieving pain, and preventing further injury. The Physical Therapist Assistant is a member of the healthcare team that works with patients to help them achieve their therapy goals. Learn more by following the links below, or check out the Physical Therapist Assistant FAQ.

To make public comments about the PTA program, current PTA students, or PTA graduates, contact the Department Chair Jose Milan at jmilan@austincc.edu or through CAPTE online.

Outcomes Overview

Class of 2018 Class of 2019
Graduation rate 80% 85%
Pass Rate on National PTA Exam (first time) 100% 100%
Pass Rate on National PTA Exam (all takers) 100% 100%
Employed within 12 months of licensing 94% TBA July 2020

Click here for more information about employment rates and graduate pass rates on the National PTA Exam.

The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Austin Community College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE),
1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, (703) 706-3245, accreditation@apta.org
www.capteonline.org

To contact the program/institution directly, please call Jose Milan at (512) 223-5938 or email jmilan@austincc.edu.

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Physical Therapist Assistant Updates

  • PTA Program Application Status

    The PTA Program acceptance and alternate letters were mailed via USPS on Jun. 4, 2019. Your individual letter was sent to the address listed on the application form or re-application form. If you have not received anything by the end of the week, contact the PTA Department to verify your address.

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  • Adopt a pet cared for by ACC vet tech students

    Austin Community College is working with area animal shelters to find forever homes for pets who were trained and cared for by students in the Veterinary Technology Program. Click here to read the story at the ACC Newsroom.

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  • Single Mother of 5 strides forward with help from Fairway 5K scholarship

    Get the whole story at the ACC Newsroom.

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