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 California (CA)

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California has many great CAPTE accredited PTA schools. Once completed you are eligible to take your National Physical Therapist Assistant Exam (NPTAE)and apply for your state license. Below is a list of PTA Schools in California, click a PTA school name to learn more about their PTA program.

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Accredited PTA Schools in California

Accredited PTA Programs in California Next Visitation Date
Carrington College – Pleasant Hills
Pleasant Hill, CA
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2016
Casa Loma College
Van Nuys, CA
Status: Probationary Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2017
Cerritos College
Norwalk, CA
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2016
College of the Sequoias
Visalia, CA
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2016
Concorde Career College – Garden Grove
Garden Grove, CA
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2017
Concorde Career College – North Hollywood
North Hollywood, CA
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2017
Concorde Career College – San Diego
San Diego, CA
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2017
Loma Linda University
Loma Linda, CA
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2021
Ohlone College
Newark, CA
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2017
Sacramento City College
Sacramento, CA
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2020
San Diego Mesa College
San Diego, CA
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2017
Stanbridge College
Irvine, CA
Status: Probationary Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2018

What to Consider in PTA Schools in California

There are a few of considerations when selecting physical therapy assistant programs. Here’s a short list of a few of the most important factors to keep in mind as you search for your physical therapist assistant school:

  • PTA School size
  • Pass rates of the NPTAE exam
  • Classroom and lab-room facilities
  • Program costs and potential opportunities for financial aid
  • Program admittance criteria

As you take these physical therapy assistant school factors into consideration, it can be helpful to talk with present-day college students as well as recent graduates of the PTA schools of curiosity. Also, interviewing employers who have actually hired these graduates may provide you additional insight to each programs strengths & weaknesses.

More PTA Info for California:

  

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