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 Missouri (MO)

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Missouri has 9 CAPTE accredited PTA schools. In order to get your state PTA license you will need to complete an accredited PTA program and pass the National Physical Therapist Assistant Exam (NPTAE). Below are the 9 accredited PTA Schools in Missouri, click to learn more about its PTA program.

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Accredited PTA Schools in Missouri

Accredited PTA Programs in Missouri Next Visitation Date
Concorde Career College – Kansas City
Kansas City, MO
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2017
Jefferson College
Hillsboro, MO
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2018
Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley
Kansas City, MO
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2017
Mineral Area College-Cape Girardeau Career & Technology Center
Cape Girardeau, MO
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2017
Missouri Western State University
St Joseph, MO
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2022
Ozarks Technical Community College
Springfield, MO
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2023
St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton
Fenton, MO
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2018
St Louis Community College at Meramec
St Louis, MO
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2019
State Technical College of Missouri
Jefferson City, MO
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2023

Choosing a PTA School in Missouri

There are a few of considerations when comparing physical therapy assistant schools. Here is a short list of a couple of the most crucial considerations to bear in mind as you research for your physical therapist assistant school:

  • Campus size
  • Passing-rates of the NPTAE test
  • Lecture room and labroom facilities
  • School expenses and potential opportunities for financial aid
  • Campus admission criteria

As you bring these physical therapy assistant program factors into consideration, it can be beneficial to talk with present-day college students and recent graduates of the PTA schools of interest. Also, talking to employers who have hired these graduates 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