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Physical Therapist Assistant

The US Department of Labor projects employment of physical therapist assistants to grow by 45% in 2020, much faster than the average for all occupations. At MCC, you will work under the supervision of a licensed physical therapist. Click here and we’ll send you more information about the program.

The Associate of Applied Science - Physical Therapist Assistant program (75 credit hours) is a full-time program that will prepare you to work as a PTA under the supervision of a licensed physical therapist at the end of two years. Graduates can expect to provide care to patients suffering from injury or disease that results in limited mobility within a joint, pain, wounds, abnormal walking patterns and generalized weakness.

Class of: 2010 2011 2012 2013 3-Year Average
from 2011-13
Licensure Pass Rate* 100% 63.6% 89.47% 100% 84.3% Ultimate Pass Rate
Graduation Rate 70.6% 60.7% 91% 69% 73.7%
Employment Rate 92% 100% 95% 100% 98%

*Licensure pass rate data from the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT)
Ultimate score is the three year average of licensure pass rate obtained from FSBPT