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 Kansas (KS)

Kansas has 5 CAPTE accredited PTA schools. It is essential to complete an accredited program in order to take the National Physical Therapist Assistant Exam (NPTAE) which is required to apply for your state PTA license. Below are the 5 accredited PTA Schools in Kansas, click to learn more about its PTA program.

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Accredited PTA Schools in Kansas

Accredited PTA Programs in KansasNext Visitation Date
Colby Community College
Colby, KS
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2015
Hutchinson Community College
Hutchinson, KS
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2015
Kansas City Kansas Community College
Kansas City, KS
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2023
Labette Community College
Parsons, KS
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2017
Washburn University of Topeka
Topeka, KS
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2019

Deciding on a PTA School in Kansas

There are a couple of of considerations when comparing physical therapist assistant programs. Here is a short list of a couple of the most significant considerations to bear in mind as you search for your PTA school:

  • Program size
  • Pass-rates of the National License test
  • Classroom and lab facilities
  • College costs and potential opportunities for financial aid
  • College admission criteria

While you take all these PTA program factors into consideration, it may be beneficial to talk with current college students and recent graduates of the PTA schools of curiosity. Also, interviewing companies whom have actually employed these students may provide you more insight to each programs strengths & weaknesses.

More PTA Info for Kansas:


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