Blue Ridge Community and Technical College

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Physical Therapist Assisting

Working a physical therapist assistant gives you the opportunity to help patients regain strength and confidence after injury or illness. Our program combines classroom knowledge with hands-on training, giving you the chance to participate in four clinical education experiences to ensure readiness for any professional situation. Our program also prepares you for the PTA licensure examination, which is required to practice in most states.

The PTA program at Blue Ridge CTC is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314.  Telephone: (703) 706-3245; email:  website: .

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What are my career options?

As a physical therapist assistant, you’ll work alongside a physical therapist, helping patients recovering from injuries and other health conditions regain their ability to move and thrive.

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PTA Application

Observation form for current students