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 North Carolina (NC)

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North Carolina has 10 CAPTE accredited PTA schools. In order to get a state PTA license in North Carolina you must pass accredited PTA program and you must also complete the National Physical Therapist Assistant Exam (NPTAE). Below are the 10 accredited PTA Schools in North Carolina, click to learn more about its PTA program.

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Accredited PTA Schools in North Carolina

Accredited PTA Programs in North Carolina Next Visitation Date
Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute
Hudson, NC
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2016
Central Piedmont Community College
Charlotte, NC
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2014
Craven Community College
New Bern, NC
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2016
Fayetteville Technical Community College
Fayetteville, NC
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2014
Guilford Technical Community College
Jamestown, NC
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2014
Martin Community College
Williamston, NC
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2020
Nash Community College
Rocky Mount, NC
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2021
South College-Asheville
Asheville, NC
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2022
Southwestern Community College
Sylva, NC
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2021
Surry Community College
Dobson, NC
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2014

Comparing PTA Schools in North Carolina

There are a number of considerations when selecting physical therapy assistant programs. Here is a list of a couple of the most significant considerations to remember as you search for your physical therapy assistant school:

  • College size
  • Passing rate of the licensure exam
  • Course room and lab resources
  • PTA Program costs and potential opportunities for financial aid
  • University admittance criteria

While you take these physical therapy assistant program factors into consideration, it may be beneficial to talk with current college students in addition to former students of the physical therapy assistant schools of curiosity. Also, interviewing employers whom have actually employed these graduates 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