PTA Program Statement on “Pass” and “No Pass”



If a “P” grade is chosen for a Spring 2020 prerequisite course, the “P” grade will not be calculated in determining the GPA for ranking purposes and could impact your total ranking. For questions regarding choosing a “P” versus a performance grade (A, B, C) please contact Administrative Assistant Stephanie Thayer at stephanie.thayer@austincc.edu.

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Physical Therapist Assistant Updates

  • No Volunteer Hours Required for 2021 PTA Application Cycle

    Due to the limited opportunities for volunteer/observation hours, the PTA Program is waiving this requirement for the 2021 application cycle. You will not need a Work Skills Assessment Form from a clinician, only from PTHA 1409 faculty. You are still required to submit the Volunteer Hour Form. In the space provided, enter the following code before uploading to the PTA CAS. Your application is incomplete without this form and this code: 0s21hfVp.

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  • TEAS Testing Requirements for Health Sciences Applicants

    A TEAS Exam score is required to apply to the following programs: Dental Hygiene, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Physical Therapist Assistant, Radiology, and Vocational Nursing.

    If you are not applying to one of the programs above, then you are not required to take the TEAS Exam at this time. Please refer to the Application Process page for your program to see all application requirements.

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  • Revised PTA Application Process

    Please review the new application process for the PTA Program. The program has transitioned to the PTA Central Application System (CAS). A link to the program’s homepage on the PTA CAS is posted in the “How to Apply” section of the Application Process page.

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