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.
Major: Physical Therapist Assistant
Degree: Associate of Applied Science
Location: On Campus
Duration: 2 Years
Course of Study: PTHA_COS_22_23
There are two bridge programs available for the Physical Therapist Assistant pursuing a Doctorate of Physical Therapy.
Applications are due March 30, 2023, by 4:30 p.m
PLEASE NOTE: Any reference to the HOAE is no longer valid. All other application materials for this program are still required. Please email Dean Shelley Zimmerman at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Lori Wahl, email@example.com or 740.588.1312
Helen Rollins, firstname.lastname@example.org or 740.588.4112
The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Zane State College is accredited by the:
Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100
Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085
If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 740.588.1312 or email email@example.com.