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 Tennessee (TN)

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Tennessee has 14 CAPTE accredited PTA schools. In order to get your PTA license in Tennessee, you’re required to successfully finish an accredited PTA program and you’ll also have to pass the National Physical Therapist Assistant Exam (NPTAE). Below are the 14 accredited PTA Schools in Tennessee, click on a PTA schools name to learn more about its PTA program.

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Accredited PTA Schools in Tennessee

Accredited PTA Programs in Tennessee Next Visitation Date
Chattanooga State Community College
Chattanooga, TN
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2016
Concorde Career College – Memphis
Memphis, TN
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2016
Daymar Institute
Clarksville, TN
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2016
Jackson State Community College
Jackson, TN
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2016
Roane State Community College
Oak Ridge, TN
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2019
South College
Knoxville, TN
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2023
Southwest Tennessee Community College
Memphis, TN
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2015
Volunteer State Community College
Gallatin, TN
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2018
Walters State Community College
Morristown, TN
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2015

What to Consider in PTA Schools in Tennessee

There are a few of things to consider when selecting physical therapy assistant programs. Here’s a list of some of the most significant factors to always remember as you search for your PTA program:

  • School size
  • Pass-rate of the National License test
  • Class and labroom resources
  • PTA School costs and potential opportunities for financial aid
  • Program admittance criteria

While you bring these PTA program things into thought, it can be beneficial to survey present-day college students as well as former students of the physical therapist assistant schools of interest. Also, talking to employers whom have hired these graduates may give you additional 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