Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Physical Therapist Assistant Admission Requirements

Students interested in admission to the Physical Therapist Assistant Program must have completed the following:

Acceptance to CCAC

  • Placement Tests*  (e.g. Reading, Writing, Mathematics).
  • Any required Developmental coursework.
  • A 4-credit college-level Biology course that includes a lab (or completion of a 4-credit Anatomy & Physiology course that includes a lab).
  • Twenty (20) hours of volunteer or work experience in a physical therapy setting.  (This is arranged and completed by the student/applicant.)
  • A Self-essay as described in the Application Packet.
  • An Allied Health Application packet (see below)

If you would like more information about the Physical Therapist Assistant program, or to request an Application Packet, email the PTA Program Coordinator or call 724.325.6754.

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