Physical Therapist Assistant

Physical Therapy Assistant

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



Physical Therapist Assistant

Program Chair:
Mary Walker, PT, MPT
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: If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call Mary A. Walker, PT, MPT at 478-218-3765 or email

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.

Federal regulations require colleges to disclose information regarding occupational programs that require a state licensure to be employed, and the status of the program for meeting an individual state’s licensure requirements. Visit the State Licensure page for individual program details.