Student Outcomes

Graduation, license exam pass and employment rates

The PTA curriculum consists of coursework in two areas: general education courses for the Associated Applied Science degree and courses for the PTA major.

Students who successfully complete the program graduate with an Associate Degree in Applied Science are eligible to apply for a state license, and take the licensure exam.

Physical Therapy Assistant Program Outcome Information

Graduation Year Graduation Rate License Exam Pass Rate Employment Rate (percentage of those who graduated and sought employment who were employed within 1 year of graduation)
2020 87.5% 85.7% N/A
2019 85% 94.1% N/A
2018 57.9% 100% 81.8%
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* Employment rate reflects the percentage of graduates who responded to a survey who sought employment and were employed as PTAs within one year of graduation.

For more information: Physical Therapist Assistant (APPTA).