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 [email protected] or through CAPTE online.

Outcomes Overview

Class of 2021 Class of 2022 2-Year Rate
Graduation rate 86% 89% 88%
Pass Rate on National PTA Exam (first time) 94% 92% 93%
Pass Rate on National PTA Exam (all takers) 100% 100% 100%
Employed within 12 months of licensing 94% 100% 97% (2021-22 average)

For more information about employment rates and graduate pass rates on the National PTA Exam, click here.

To view the CAPTE Financial Fact Sheet for this program, click here.

The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Austin Community College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE),
3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, VA 22305-3085, (703) 706-3245, [email protected]
www.capteonline.org

To contact the program/institution directly, please call Jose Milan at (512) 223-5938 or email [email protected].

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