Application & Selection

PRIOR to Program acceptance

All students interested in the Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Program must complete the steps listed below.


Complete prerequisite requirements.
  • Prerequisites must be completed with a grade of a “C” or higher, with the exception of Anatomy and Physiology courses which require a minimum grade of “B-“ and may only be repeated once.


Students MUST have already completed or be actively enrolled in the prerequisite courses when applying.


Online Application and Information Packet

The deadline for the PTA Application is MARCH 1, 2024.

Late applications or supporting documents will NOT be accepted.


PTA Information Packet 2023-2024 (linked Google Doc - Updated MAY 2023)


Students MUST view the PTA Information Meeting Video (posted below) and take the on-line quiz.


Other Program Requirements:
  • All other program requirements must be passed with a grade of “C” or above in each course.


Final acceptance into the PTA Program is pending until the student presents a clear criminal background check and drug screening. Drug screenings and criminal background checks may be required throughout the program.
Immunizations/vaccinations and CPR/First Aid are required as part of clinical education. Contact the Program Director at with questions.

The Selection Process

  1. 18 students will be admitted each academic year following Selective Admissions Process.
  2. A clear criminal background check with fingerprinting and drug screening is required prior to final acceptance into the PTA Program. The cost is incurred by the student. Drug screening and criminal background checks may be required throughout the program. Students will be responsible for covering the cost of all program requirements.
  3. Students with a felony conviction and certain misdemeanors may not be accepted into the PTA Program.
  4. Immunizations/vaccinations and CPR/First Aid will be required as part of clinical education. The COVID-19 vaccine is highly recommended and may be required per our clinical education partner requirements.
PTA Work Lab Spaces at Mid

PTA Information Meeting Video

Please watch the above Informational Video about the PTA Program. When you are finished please take the short quiz regarding the PTA Program. You must complete the quiz prior to applying for admission into the Program.

Take the Online-Quiz.

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