General Catalog 2013-2014 Updated
General Catalog 2013-2014 Updated > Programs of Study > Physical Therapist Assistant > Physical Therapist Assistant Associate of Applied Science Degree
Availability: North Metro Campus
Program Accreditation: The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Chattahoochee Technical College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: email@example.com; website: http://www.capteonline.org.
Program Purpose: The Physical Therapist Assistant program is a sequence of courses that prepares students to work under the direction and supervision of physical therapists during the provision of Physical Therapy services. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program includes a combination of didactic and clinical instruction. Program graduates receive an Associate of Applied Science degree and are eligible to sit for a state administered national licensure examination for physical therapist assistants.
Program Length: A fulltime student who has successfully completed all pre-requisite courses with a C or better and who has been admitted into the Physical Therapist Assistant program can complete the Physical Therapist Assistant program in four semesters.
Admission Requirements: Students must meet all admission requirements of the college and have reached the age of 17. Students who intend to apply for the Physical Therapist Assistant program must enroll in the Health Sciences Certificate program to complete the associate degree level pre-requisite courses. The completion of the pre-requisite courses does not guarantee admission into the Physical Therapist Assistant program. Admission into the Physical Therapist Assistant program is competitive, and the program does not maintain a waiting list. Please consult the Physical Therapist Assistant webpage on the college’s website for specific program admission information.
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Total Credit Hours: 82
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