PTA Student Outcomes

Upon completion of the education program, Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) graduates should possess competencies in:

  1. Patient services: The ability to perform safe and competent interventions, data collection and program modifications on patients delegated to the PTA by the physical therapist and the plan of care.
  2. Communications: The ability to use verbal and non-verbal methods in sending and receiving communication. Public speaking skills are emphasized through oral presentations and teaching experiences.
  3. Administration: The ability to participate under the direction and guidance of a licensed physical therapist in selected aspects of planning for physical therapy services in a facility or a community.
  4. Self-growth: The ability to enhance the contribution of physical therapy to healthcare by improving his/her own knowledge and skills.
Summary of PTA Student Outcomes
 Class of 2012Class of 2013Class of 2014Class of 2015
Number of applicants 144 187 188 151
Number accepted into program 30 30 30 31
Number of program completers 25 25 26 28
Graduation rate 83% 86% 93% 90%
Percent of completers passing national board exams 92% 100% 100% 100%
Number of completers licensed as PTAs 23 25 26 28
Percent of licensed PTAs employed 100% 100% 100% 100%

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