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 Louisiana (LA)

Louisiana only has a few CAPTE accredited PTA schools. It is required to complete an accredited PTA program in order to take the National Physical Therapist Assistant Exam (NPTAE). And once you pass the NPTAE you’re able to apply for a PTA license in your state. See the table below for accredited PTA Schools in Louisiana, click a PTA school to learn more about the PTA program.

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Accredited PTA Schools in Louisiana

Accredited PTA Programs in LouisianaNext Visitation Date
Bossier Parish Community College
Bossier City, LA
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2022
Delgado Community College
New Orleans, LA
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2017
Louisiana College
Pineville, LA
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2014
Our Lady of the Lake College
Baton Rouge, LA
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2023

Choosing a PTA School in Louisiana

There are a few of factors to consider when selecting physical therapist assistant programs. Here is a quick list of a few of the most crucial considerations to take into account as you research for your physical therapy assistant school:

  • PTA School size
  • Pass rate of the license exam
  • Class and lab-room resources
  • Program expenses and opportunities for financial aid
  • College admittance criteria

While you take all these PTA program things into consideration, it can be useful to survey present-day college students and recent graduates of the physical therapist assistant programs of interest. Also, interviewing companies who have employed these students can give you more insight to each schools 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