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 Washington (WA)

Washington has 6 CAPTE accredited PTA schools. To apply for a PTA license in Washington, you are required to complete an accredited PTA program and to pass the National Physical Therapist Assistant Exam (NPTAE). In the table below are the 6 accredited PTA Schools in Washington, click on a PTA schools name to learn about it’s PTA program.

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Accredited PTA Schools in Washington

Accredited PTA Programs in WashingtonNext Visitation Date
Green River Community College
Auburn, WA
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2017
Lake Washington Institute of Technology
Kirkland, WA
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2015
Olympic College
Bremerton, WA
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2022
Pima Medical Institute – Seattle Campus
Seattle, WA
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2014
Spokane Falls Community College
Spokane, WA
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2021
Whatcom Community College
Bellingham, WA
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2019

Comparing PTA Schools in Washington

There are a number of considerations when choosing between physical therapy assistant schools. Here is a list of a few of the most significant factors to remember as you research for your PTA program:

  • College size
  • Pass rate of the licensure test
  • Lecture room and lab-room buildings
  • College costs and potential opportunities for financial aid
  • Program admittance criteria

While you take these physical therapist assistant program things into consideration, it may be helpful to survey present-day college students and recent graduates of the PTA programs of curiosity. Also, talking to businesses who have hired these graduates may give you more insight to each schools 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