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Physical Therapist Assistant - AAS

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Associate's degree, Employment, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Physical Therapy Assistant. 510806

Description

Health Professions and Related Clinical Services


SouthArk’s Physical Therapist Assistant program combines a strong general education core with theoretical and applied learning experiences required for PTA education. The PTA Program is a 1 + 1 format. Students must successfully complete 32 semester hours of pre-requisite courses prior to application to the PTA Program. 


AAS - ADHE Degree Code 0750

Details

Program Length (Weeks)

48

Hours

74

Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent

School

SOUTH ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (SACC) - EAST & WEST El Dorado

WIOA Approved Program

Yes

Training Location(s)

300 SOUTH WEST AVENUE, EL DORADO, Arkansas

Local WIB

5040 - Southwest

Name of Credential

Associate of Applied Science

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Pell, state grant, institutional and private scholarship

Refund Policy

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?

No

Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$2,000.00

Testing/Exam Fees

$220.00 Licensure Testing Fee

In-State/District Tuition

$7,178.00 This total is based on the in-state tuition rate and does not include mandatory fees.

Other Fees

$3,301.00 Mandatory Fees = $3006 Course Fees = $295

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$12,728.00 This total is based on the out-of-state tuition rate and does not include mandatory fees.

Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)

$705.00

Total In-State Program Cost

$13,404.00

Total Out-of-State Program Cost

$18,954.00

Demand Occupation(s)

31-2021.00Physical Therapist Assistants
$29.31 per hour
Required Certification: AR Dept of Health State Board of Physical Therapy

Provider Status

Approved

Address

300 SOUTH WEST AVENUE, EL DORADO, Arkansas 71730

Phone Number

(870) 864-7146

Web Address

http://www.southark.edu

Last Updated

Sep 14, 2022

Created

May 18, 2021

Renewal

Sep 24, 2022