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The next PTA Program application opens April 5, 2021 at 12pm and closes April 26, 2021 at 12pm.
The primary mission of the PTA Program at San Diego Mesa College is to provide excellence in the education and development of competent physical therapist assistants that provide high quality patient care through evidence based practice to diverse populations and become leaders within the health care community and profession.
goals for graduates
- Select and perform safe and effective interventions within the:
- PTA scope of practice.
- Physical therapist’s plan of care.
- Demonstrate knowledge of California physical therapy laws and regulations.
- Demonstrate ethical and professional behaviors consistent with professional standards and practice.
- Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, as appropriate for a PTA.
- Participate in self-assessment and develop plans to improve knowledge, skills, and behavior as appropriate for a PTA.
RSVP's are not required for attendance at the one-hour information session. All information sessions are held in S-207. Please see above for dates and times.
The program is challenging and full-time commitment to the program is recommended.
Licensure Examination Pass Rate
95% of our graduates in 2018 and 2019 sought employment after passing the licensure exam and succeeded.
The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at San Diego Mesa College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org. If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call Amanda Johnston 619-388-2229 or email email@example.com .
Approved by the Physical Therapy Board of California