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 Texas (TX)

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Texas has great CAPTE accredited PTA schools that upon completion allow you to test for your state PTA license. Below is a list of PTA Schools in Texas, click them to learn more details about each PTA school.

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Accredited PTA Schools in Texas

Accredited PTA Programs in Texas Next Visitation Date
Amarillo College
Amarillo, TX
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2015
Austin Community College
Austin, TX
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2018
Blinn College
Bryan, TX
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2014
Community College of the Air Force
Fort Sam Houston, TX
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2016
Del Mar College
Corpus Christi, TX
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2015
El Paso Community College
El Paso, TX
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2016
Houston Community College System
Houston, TX
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2018
Kaplan College – Dallas
Dallas, TX
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2018
Kilgore College
Kilgore, TX
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2020
Laredo Community College
Laredo, TX
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2020
Lone Star College – Montgomery
Conroe, TX
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2023
McLennan Community College
Waco, TX
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2019
Northeast Texas Community College
Mount Pleasant, TX
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2022
Odessa College
Odessa, TX
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2015
Pima Medical Institute – Houston Campus
Houston, TX
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2018
San Jacinto College South
Houston, TX
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2022
South Plains College
Levelland, TX
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2015
South Texas College
McAllen, TX
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2015
St Philip’s College
San Antonio, TX
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2018
Tarrant County College
Ft Worth, TX
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2016
The Victoria College
Victoria, TX
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2016
Western Technical College
El Paso, TX
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2023
Wharton County Junior College
Wharton, TX
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2016

Comparing a PTA School in Texas

There are a number of things to consider when comparing physical therapy assistant programs. Here is a list of a couple of the most important considerations to remember as you search for your PTA program:

  • Program size
  • Pass rates of the licensure exam
  • Course room and lab buildings
  • College costs and opportunities for financial aid
  • Program admission criteria

As you bring all these physical therapist assistant school factors into thought, it can be useful to talk with present-day students in addition to former students of the PTA programs of curiosity. Also, interviewing employers who have hired these students can give you additional insight to each school’s strengths & weaknesses.

More Texas PTA Info

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