*** Good News! The Selective Health Programs Application Deadline is Extended Until April 10 ***
Selective Health Programs Include:
Occupational Therapy Assistant
Physical Therapist Assistant
If you would like a personal review of your application materials, please call 740.588.1248 for an appointment. Please submit your application by April 1, 2020, at 5 p.m., in the faculty office in Health Science Hall.
If accepted into the Physical Therapist Assistant program you will take part in challenging classroom, laboratory and clinical experiences to gain the knowledge necessary to function as an integral, critical thinking member of a rehabilitation team.
To practice in the state of Ohio, you must graduate from our five-semester program as well as take and pass both the National Physical Therapy Exam (NPTE) for the Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) and the Ohio Jurisprudence Exam. Upon licensure you will you work under the supervision and direction of a physical therapist (PT).
You will find employment opportunities as a PTA in hospitals, rehabilitation centers, nursing facilities, home health, outpatient and sports clinics, and schools. Your versatile skill set will serve you well across many treatment settings and age ranges.
You may only join the Physical Therapist Assistant program via a selective admissions process. You must complete observation with a licensed PT or PTA and demonstrate readiness for anatomy & physiology, college-level math, and English. You may access detailed lists of application criteria and procedures using the Program and Application Information link below.
There are two bridge programs available for the Physical Therapist Assistant pursuing a Doctorate of Physical Therapy.
Major: Physical Therapist Assistant
Degree: Associate of Applied Science
Location: On Campus
Duration: 2 Years
The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Zane State College is accredited by the:
Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
1111 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314