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|Thursday, July 18, 2013||12:30 pm - 1:30 pm||B102|
|Thursday, August 15, 2013||12:30 pm - 1:30 pm||B102|
|Thursday, September 19, 2013||12:30 pm - 1:30 pm||B102|
|Thursday, October 17, 2013||12:30 pm - 1:30 pm||B102|
|Thursday, November 21, 2013||12:30 pm - 1:30 pm||B102|
March 4, 2013
PSB HealthOcupations Aptitude Exam is open for students to begin testing at the LSC-Montgomery Campus only.
|April 1, 2013||
Applications available online on the LSC-Montgomery PTA website Apply now!
|May 16, 2013||
Last date to take the PSB Health Occupations Aptitude Exam
|May 23, 2013||
Deadline to apply online and turn in all docuemtation (including printed and signed application and score sheet) to the B120 office suite by 4:00 p.m.
|June 27, 2013||
Interviews for the top applicants for the PTA program
|July 3, 2013||
Acceptance Letters mailed to candidates interviewed
|July 31, 2013||
Mandatory Orientation for accepted students
Licensure and Accreditation
In order to practice as a physical therapist assistant (PTA), a person must be licensed by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. To take the PTA licensing exam, a person must be a graduate of a PTA educational program which is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education.
Our program is nationally accredited through the Commission on Accreditation of Physical Therapy Education of the American Physical Therapy Association (1111 N. Fairfax St., Alexandria, VA 22314-1488; 703.684.2782; http://www.apta.org/). The program received re-accreditation in April 2007.
For more information, go to http://www.apta.org/ or contact the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education, 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314-1488, 703.684.2782
Graduation Rate: 84% compared to a national average of 75%. This rate is calculated according to the CAPTE formula required in the AAR (which is consistent with the formula used by the federal Integrated Post-secondary Education Data System) for the class of 2011 Licensure Rate: 95% compared to a national average of 86% and a state average of 91%. This rate is published by the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy Employment Rate: 100% This rate is the % of graduates who were employed as PTs or PTAs within six months of passing the licensure examination