Physical Therapy Assistant Guide

Welcome to the PTA Guide, a physical therapy assistant education & career resource. We have everything you need to become a licensed PTA in your state. A few of the helpful things that you'll find here are information resources by state such as tools and info on PTA Schools, PTA license requirements, PTA Jobs, PTA salary data for states & major cities.
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PTA Schools in Kentucky (KY)

Kentucky has 5 CAPTE accredited PTA schools. Completing an accredited PTA program is required in order to take the National Physical Therapist Assistant Exam (NPTAE). Then once you have passed the NPTAE you’re eligible to apply for a state PTA license. Below are the 5 accredited PTA Schools in Kentucky, click a PTA school to learn more about the PTA program.

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Accredited PTA Schools in Kentucky

Accredited PTA Programs in KentuckyNext Visitation Date
Hazard Community & Technical College and Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College
Hazard, KY
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2018
Jefferson Community and Technical College
Louisville, KY
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2014
Madisonville Community College
Madisonville, KY
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2022
Somerset Community College
Somerset, KY
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2018
West Kentucky Community and Technical College
Paducah, KY
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2014

What to Consider in a PTA School in Kentucky

There are a number of things to consider when choosing between PTA schools. Here is a list of some of the most crucial considerations to always remember as you research for your physical therapy assistant program:

  • Campus size
  • Passing rates of the licensure test
  • Lecture room and labroom facilities
  • PTA Program costs and opportunities for financial aid
  • PTA School admission criteria

While you take these physical therapy assistant program things into thought, it may be helpful to talk with current students and former students of the physical therapist assistant schools of interest. Also, talking to employers who have hired these graduates may give you more insight to each programs strengths and weaknesses.

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1) Click on any schools below to learn more about their programs
2) Under “Program of Interest” choose “Physical Therapist Assistant” or another degree of interest