Getting Started


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

  • PTA Volunteer Hours Update

    PTA Program applicants now only need a minimum of 20 hours of volunteer experience to apply. For more information, see the "Before You Apply" section of the Application Process page.

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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, 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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  • The ACC Early Alert Referral System

    The ACC Early Alert Referral System (EARS) is a new resource hub for ACC students seeking assistance with Academics, Health Care, Child and Family Care, Mental Health, Transportation, Civil Rights, Food Assistance, and more. Click here to visit the website.

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