Physical Therapist Assistants provide patient services for the prevention and alleviation of physical impairment and the restoration of function. The Physical Therapist assistant program at West Kentucky Community and Technical College prepares the individual to become a skilled assistant working under the supervision of a physical therapist. Check out our flyer.
The deadline is October 1 for applicants to be considered by the Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Selective Admissions Committee for entrance into the PTA program in the spring semester of the following year.
The program can be completed in five semesters. Students complete a minimum of one semester of classes prior to admission to four semesters of PTA program courses.
There are selective admissions requirements for this program. You may also consult WKTC general admission requirements.
NOTE: You must present documentation of a minimum of eight hours of physical therapy observation and/or experience (Four hours must be in a hospital physical therapy department).
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The Physical Therapist Assistant programs at Hazard Community and Technical College/Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College, Jefferson Community and Technical College, Madisonville Community College, Somerset Community College, and West Kentucky Community and Technical College are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), 111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 2314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email - email@example.com; website: www.capteonline.org.
The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at West Kentucky Community and Technical College is currently accredited through 2014.