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PTST Program Goals


 The PTA Program will,

  1. Graduate students who

a. Earn an Associate of Applied Science in Physical therapist Assistant Technology
b. Pass the National Physical Therapist Assistant Examination
c. Are employed as a licensed physical therapist assistant
d. Provide safe and effective patient care in a legal, ethical and culturally competent manner.

      2.     Provide a curriculum that,

a. Is current, relevant and effective
b. Includes a variety of appropriate learning experiences in both the academic and clinical settings
c. Is sequential and cumulative to facilitate student achievement of the curriculum objectives

      3.     Retain faculty who

a. Are qualified to teach their content areas
b. Model and mentor the behavioral expectations of physical therapy practitioners
c. Foster an environment of mutual respect and collaborative learning