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Physical Therapist Assistant


The Louisiana College Physical Therapist Assistant Program (PTA) located in Pineville, Louisiana prepares graduates to make a difference in their community by providing care as a member of the PT profession within the context of a Christian worldview and standard of ethics. Whether it’s treating a child’s injury, guiding a patient through rehabilitation, or educating individuals across the life-span about a healthier lifestyle, PTAs have the knowledge and skills to help people gain functional independence and experience an improved quality of life. PTAs work in a variety of settings including but not limited to hospitals, private practices, outpatient clinics, home health, nursing homes, schools, and sports facilities. Louisiana College PTA program graduates receive an Associate of Applied Science degree and are eligible to take the PTA National Physical Therapy Examination administered by the Federation of States Boards of Physical Therapy to become a licensed PTA.
The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Louisiana College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) of the American Physical Therapy Association, 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email:
Additional program information can be found by exploring the links provided below or by contacting program faculty at (318) 487-7162 or or Information related to career opportunities, average annual earnings, and employment outlook can be accessed at the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) website  


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