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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.
|Class of 2020||Class of 2021||2-Year Rate|
|Pass Rate on National PTA Exam (first time)||100%||94%||97%|
|Pass Rate on National PTA Exam (all takers)||100%||100%||100%|
|Employed within 12 months of licensing||92%||94%||93% (2019-20 average)|
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]
To contact the program/institution directly, please call Jose Milan at (512) 223-5938 or email [email protected].
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.Read more
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 email [email protected].Read more
Due to public safety concerns, applications will not be accepted in person until further notice. Effective immediately, applicants for all Health Sciences programs except Associate Degree Nursing, Mobility Nursing, RN-to-BSN, and Sonography should follow these instructions when submitting their application and supporting documents:Read more