Physical Therapist Assistant

Physical Therapy Assistant

Expected Start Date FALL 2019


The physical therapist assistant (PTA) program at CGTC is an occupational program preparing students to administer physical therapy interventions under the direction and supervision of a licensed physical therapist. Didactic knowledge preceding off campus clinical affiliations prepares the student for entry level foundational skills in functional training, wound management, manual therapy, physical agents, mechanical agents, and therapeutic exercise. Students develop professionalism and a commitment to lifelong learning which prepares them for a career in physical therapy.

Matriculation Rates: 14 per Year

 

Degree

Physical Therapist Assistant


Program Chair:
Mary Walker, PT, MPT
Email: mawalker@centralgatech.edu
Phone: (478) 218-3765

Effective November 14, 2018, Central Georgia Technical College has been granted Candidate for Accreditation status by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA, 22314; phone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org). If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call Mary A. Walker, PT, MPT at 478-218-3765 or email mawalker@centralgatech.edu.

Candidate for Accreditation is a pre-accreditation status of affiliation with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education that indicates that the program is progressing toward accreditation and may matriculate students in technical/professional courses. Candidate for Accreditation is not an accreditation status nor does it assure eventual accreditation.