Physical Therapist 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 A. Walker, PT, DPT
Phone: (478) 218-3765

The Physical Therapist Assistant program at Central Georgia Technical College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085; telephone 703-706-3245; email:; website: If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 478-218-3765 or email [Initial Accreditation Review: November 3, 2020; Next Visit: Fall 2025]

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.