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 Mississippi (MS)

Mississippi has 4 CAPTE accredited PTA schools. In order to get a state PTA license in your state you’re required to complete an accredited PTA program and also to complete the National Physical Therapist Assistant Exam (NPTAE). Below are the 4 accredited PTA Schools in Mississippi, click to learn more about its PTA program.

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Accredited PTA Schools in Mississippi

Accredited PTA Programs in MississippiNext Visitation Date
Hinds Community College
Jackson, MS
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2019
Itawamba Community College
Fulton, MS
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2017
Meridian Community College
Meridian, MS
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2023
Pearl River Community College – Hattiesburg Branch
Hattiesburg, MS
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2018

Comparing a PTA School in Mississippi

There are a few of things to consider when selecting physical therapy assistant programs. Here’s a short list of a couple of the most crucial considerations to always remember as you search for your physical therapy assistant program:

  • Program size
  • Passing-rate of the NPTAE test
  • Lecture room and labroom facilities
  • Program expenses and potential opportunities for financial aid
  • PTA Program admittance criteria

As you take all these physical therapy assistant school things into consideration, it may be useful to talk with current students as well as former students of the PTA schools of interest. Also, talking to employers whom have actually employed these students may give you additional insight to each schools 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