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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.

The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Mohave Community College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email:; website:

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