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 New York (NY)

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New York has plenty of CAPTE accredited PTA schools. By completing one of these programs you are made eligible to take the National Physical Therapist Assistant Exam (NPTAE) and then apply for a state license in any state. Below are the accredited PTA Schools in New York, click one to learn more about it’s PTA program.

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Accredited PTA Schools in New York

Accredited PTA Programs in New York Next Visitation Date
Genesee Community College
Batavia, NY
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2016
Herkimer County Community College
Herkimer, NY
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2016
Kingsborough Community College – The City University of New York
Brooklyn, NY
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2015
LaGuardia Community College
Long Island City, NY
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2019
Nassau Community College
Garden City, NY
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2015
Niagara County Community College
Sanborn, NY
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2016
Onondaga Community College
Syracuse, NY
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2015
Orange County Community College
Middletown, NY
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2018
State University of New York College of Technology at Canton
Canton, NY
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2023
Suffolk County Community College
Selden, NY
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2017
SUNY Broome Community College
Binghamton, NY
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2014

Choosing a PTA School in New York

There are a couple of of things to consider when choosing amongst PTA programs. Here is a quick list of some of the most significant considerations to keep in mind as you research for your physical therapist assistant school:

  • School size
  • Pass-rate of the National licensure exam
  • Lecture room and lab-room facilities
  • Program expenses and opportunities for financial aid
  • College admittance criteria

As you bring these physical therapy assistant program things into consideration, it can be beneficial to talk with current college students as well as former students of the physical therapy assistant schools of curiosity. Also, talking to employers who have hired these graduates can give you more 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