Orlando - Physical Therapist Assistant Program
Physical Therapist Assistant Program Info Chart
|Associate of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant||73||20|
For Herzing University Physical Therapist Assistant program accreditation information, please view the Accreditation page.
Associate of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant
In Herzing’s well-recognized associate degree program, students gain a foundation in natural sciences, social sciences, mathematics, and humanities as well as specific career knowledge, skills, and capabilities. They also participate in planned clinical and laboratory experiences that provide a hands-on approach to classroom learning. Graduates are prepared to take the National Licensing Examination for Physical Therapist Assistants (PTAs). Download Program Course Sheet
Physical Therapist Assistant Program Objectives
Upon completion of their program, the student should be able to:
- Perform as an entry-level physical therapist assistant who demonstrates technical competence, makes sound clinical decisions, and provides safe and effective physical therapy.
- Take and pass their licensing exams.
- Demonstrate the ability to follow a plan of care developed by a physical therapist while assessing a patient’s response to the treatment and contributing to the clinical decision-making process.
- Be competent in the technical skills, per the PTA student skills check-offs.
- Establish relationships with different patients and team members utilizing effective communications as well as awareness of culturally or socioeconomically diverse backgrounds.
- Demonstrate a commitment to professional growth by participating in activities that encourage lifelong learning.
- Use textbooks and scientific resources such as books, online databases, and journals to expand understanding of physical therapy practice and interventions.
- Think critically, both conceptually and by using mathematical analysis, write and speak effectively, use basic computer applications, and understand human behavior in the context of the greater society.
The information below reflects aggregated data from all of the Herzing University campuses that have students enrolled in the specified program in the specified time period. The information does not reflect data regarding individual campuses unless only one campus had students in this cohort. The reporting period used to obtain this data is 7/1/2011-6/30/2012. The term "cohort" refers to the group of students with data in this specified reporting period. "No Information Available" when referring to the "Number of Graduates" means that no students graduated from the specified program within the specified reporting period. If there were less than 10 graduates in a program, on-time completion data was not disclosed for that program and these areas are noted with "No Information Available". For a more detailed description of how the data was calculated please refer to the Disclosure Methodology located here http://www.herzing.edu/files/2013Disclosures-Methodology.pdf .
ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE IN PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT
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Mean Institutional Loan Debt of Graduates:
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Mean Private Loan Debt of Graduates:
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Physical Therapy Assistants
The Physical Therapist Assistant program at Herzing University Orlando campus 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
|Students admitted to the program in January 2011 and July 2011 who graduated within 150% of the time expected to complete the program on time.|
Three Year Licensure Exam Pass Rate
|Three year rate of graduates who passed the licensure exam. NOTE: The rate reported includes 2010 – 2012.|
Licensed Graduate Employment Rate
|The percentage of graduates who became licensed between October 1, 2011 and September 30, 2012 who sought and secured employment in the Physical Therapy field within six months of earning the license.|