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 Minnesota (MN)

Minnesota has 4 CAPTE accredited PTA schools. Taking the National Physical Therapist Assistant Exam (NPTAE) requires that you complete an accredited PTA program. Once you’ve done each of these things you are eligible to apply for a state PTA license. Below are the 4 accredited PTA Schools in Minnesota, click to learn more about its PTA program.

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Accredited PTA Schools in Minnesota

Accredited PTA Programs in MinnesotaNext Visitation Date
Anoka Ramsey Community College
Coon Rapids, MN
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2023
Lake Superior College
Duluth, MN
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2014
Northland Community and Technical College
East Grand Forks, MN
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2023
St Catherine University
Minneapolis, MN
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2014

How to Select a PTA School in Minnesota

There are a few of things to consider when comparing physical therapist assistant schools. Here’s a quick list of a few of the most important considerations to take into account as you research for your physical therapy assistant school:

  • PTA School size
  • Pass-rates of the NPTAE exam
  • Classroom and lab-room resources
  • Campus expenses and opportunities for financial aid
  • University admittance criteria

As you take all these physical therapist assistant program things into thought, it may be useful to survey present-day college students in addition to recent graduates of the physical therapy assistant programs of interest. Also, interviewing firms whom have actually hired these students can give you more insight to each schools strengths & 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