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Getting Started

Your first step is to gain admission to Austin Community College. Click here for more information.

The following links contain information you should consider before applying to the Physical Therapist Assistant Program.

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Physical Therapist Assistant Updates

  • PTACAS Currently Unavailable

    The PTA Program is currently working on possible changes to the admission process. At this time, the PTACAS is currently unavailable. Any prior application information will still be available to you once it is re-opened. Please see the Application Process page for the most current information.

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  • PTA Program Application Status

    All application status letters for the 2022 application cycle were sent on June 24. The PTACAS will close in August for monthly maintenance and will re-open to accept applications for the 2023 cycle starting September 15, 2022. Please see the Application Process page for the most current information.

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  • The Immunization and Tests Required Form Has Been Updated

    The Immunizations and Tests Required Form has been updated as of May 6, 2022. Please use the latest form when submitting your application requirements. For more information, visit the Immunizations page.

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