Industrial, workplace, or other occupational environments Fitness centers and sports training facilities
Starting Salary: In May 2021, the median annual hourly wage for physical therapist assistants was $29.42 and the median annual salary was $61,180. *Data obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Admission Requirements : Program applications will be available August 17, 2022 and accepted between January 9 - March 2, 2023. 1. Unconditional admission to the College 2. Completion of general required courses for pre-physical therapist assistant by end of spring term of application year 3. Submittal of Physical Therapist Assistant program application packet by March 2 by 5:00 p.m. LBWCC PTA Program Application Documentation of eight (8) observation hours signed by the licensed Physical Therapist (PT) or Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) at the facility. LBWCC Unofficial Transcript – coursework taken at other educational institutions must be evaluated and accepted by LBWCC to be considered. It is the applicant’s responsibility to make certain that all relevant coursework is listed on the LBWCC transcript. Applicants must highlight those courses and respective grades on the LBWCC transcript that they intend to use for scoring, as indicated on the LBWCC Application Scoring Worksheet. Documentation of Spring 2023 registration of PTA pre-requisite courses, if applicable. Proof of ACT score*, if taken Two sealed letters of recommendation 2023 PTA Program Application Scoring Worksheet Certificate of attendance of at least one PTA Program informational session. Completion of all pre-physical therapist assistant courses with a minimum of a “C” Signed and dated Statement of Understanding. Admission to the Physical Therapist Assistant Program is competitive and the number of students accepted into the PTA program each year is limited by the number of faculty and clinical facilities available. Meeting minimum program application requirements does not guarantee acceptance. * Not required if proof provided of completion of an AAS or AS Degree in a related healthcare field such as Nursing, Radiological Technology, etc. from an accredited institution or completion of a Bachelor or Master’s Degree in any career field from an accredited institution. Progression: A minimum grade of 75 in all PTA Program courses is required for progression to the next semester in the PTA program’s required course sequence. Failure to achieve a grade of 75 or better in all PTA program courses will result in dismissal from the program.
2022-23 College Catalog and Student Handbook
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