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 Arizona (AZ)

Arizona has 6 CAPTE accredited PTA schools. Successful completion of an accredited PTA program is required in order to take the National Physical Therapist Assistant Exam (NPTAE) and get your state PTA license. Here are the 6 accredited PTA Schools in Arizona, click one to learn more about the PTA program.

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Accredited PTA Schools in Arizona

Accredited PTA Programs in ArizonaNext Visitation Date
Brookline College
Phoenix, AZ
Status: Probationary Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2017
Carrington College – Mesa
Mesa, AZ
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2015
GateWay Community College
Phoenix, AZ
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2019
Mohave Community College
Lake Havasu City, AZ
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2014
Pima Medical Institute – Mesa Campus
Mesa, AZ
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2015
Pima Medical Institute – Tucson Campus
Tucson, AZ
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2021

Selecting a PTA School in Arizona

There are a number of factors to consider when selecting physical therapist assistant programs. Here is a quick list of a couple of the most significant considerations to keep in mind as you research for your PTA program:

  • PTA School size
  • Pass-rate of the NPTAE test
  • Classroom and labroom resources
  • University costs and opportunities for financial aid
  • PTA School admittance requirements

While you bring all these physical therapy assistant program things into thought, it can be beneficial to talk with current students as well as recent graduates of the PTA schools of curiosity. Also, interviewing firms who have actually hired these graduates may provide you more insight to each programs 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