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Program Goals

The Physical Therapist Assistant program will:

  • Prepare graduates to support the healthcare needs of the community via employment as a physical therapist assistant under the supervision of a licensed physical therapist;
  • Prepare entry-level, competent graduates who are prepared to perform at or better than the national average on the NPTE;
  • Establish and maintain relationships with sufficient educational sites to meet CAPTE standards, and to provide diverse and contemporary educational experiences to students; and
  • Achieve and maintain full CAPTE accreditation.

Physical Therapist Assistant Faculty will:

  • Provide a classroom atmosphere that is supportive of student learning, free from discrimination and respectful of all individuals; and
  • Provide a contemporary PTA curriculum, using evidence-based instruction and assessment techniques.

Program Objectives

Program Outcomes

Year Graduation Rate
(CAPTE goal: 60%)
Ultimate Pass Rate
(CAPTE goal: 85%)
Employment Rate
(CAPTE goal: 90%)
2018 100% 100% 100%
2019 89.5% 81.3% (13/16) 100%
2020 84.2% 85.7% (12/14) 100%
2021 95% TBD TBD

Source: The Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy

Years Two-year Graduation Rate Two-year Employment Rate Two-year First Time Pass Rate (NPTE) Two-year Ultimate Pass Rate (NPTE)
2019-2020 86% 100% 76.8% 83.5%
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