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 Maryland (MD)

Maryland has 5 CAPTE accredited PTA schools. You must pass an accredited PTA program in order to take the National Physical Therapist Assistant Exam (NPTAE) which is necessary to apply for a state PTA license. Below are the 5 accredited PTA Schools in Maryland, click to learn more about its PTA program.

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Accredited PTA Schools in Maryland

Accredited PTA Programs in MarylandNext Visitation Date
Allegany College of Maryland
Cumberland, MD
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2020
Baltimore City Community College
Baltimore, MD
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2018
Carroll Community College
Westminster, MD
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2020
Chesapeake Area Consortium for Higher Education
Arnold, MD
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2023
Montgomery College – Takoma Park Campus
Takoma Park, MD
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2020

Deciding Between a PTA School in Maryland

There are a couple of of things to consider when selecting physical therapist assistant schools. Here is a short list of a few of the most important considerations to keep in mind as you search for your PTA school:

  • University size
  • Pass rate of the license exam
  • Classroom and lab facilities
  • College costs and potential opportunities for financial aid
  • University admittance criteria

As you take all these physical therapist assistant school factors into thought, it may be beneficial to talk with present-day students as well as former students of the PTA programs of interest. Also, talking to employers whom have actually hired these students 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