What exactly is a Physical Therapist Assistant?
What type of degree do I receive?
How many credits are in the program?
What courses must I complete prior to applying?
What is the length of the program?
Should I submit my application by a certain date?
Is financial assistance available?
When and where are classes in this program offered?
What is the Online Test Drive?
What certificates are required for the program and when should they be completed?
What is the approximate total cost of the program - including tuition, books, uniforms, etc.?
Are uniforms required?
Do I need to take a licensing examination after I graduate?
How does the current job market look?
What are the Florida residency requirements as it relates to tuition?
What salary can I expect after I graduate?
Is the program accredited?
Does Broward College offer continuing education courses for Physical Therapist Assistants who want to specialize in a particular area of the field?
Who can I contact for additional information?
Will I be attending clinical practicums in local hospitals or other health care agencies as part of my course requirements?
Does the program provide job placement services?
When do the first classes begin?
How do you determine who is accepted into the program each May?
A point system based on degree-required general education courses and residency is utilized to rank applicants. Acceptance depends on where the student falls in the point ranking system with the top ranking students being accepted. Specifics regarding applying to the program are available on the Health Sciences Admissions page. The points system is also detailed below:
Completion of General Education Courses with a grade of “C” or above
One of the following:
How do I know if my application is complete and if I have been accepted to the program?
Is the program that is offered on the Edison State College campus the same program that is offered at Broward College?
How are classes delivered?
If I am planning on attending the program on the Edison campus, do I need to apply to Edison State College?
How do I apply to the PTA program if I am attending classes on the Edison site?
As a student attending the program at the Edison site, can I still get Financial Aid?
As an Edison site student, will I ever be required to travel to the Broward site?