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Physical Therapist Assistant

If it is physical, it is therapy

Physical Therapist Assistants provide patient services for the prevention and alleviation of physical impairment and the restoration of function. The Physical Therapist assistant program at West Kentucky Community and Technical College prepares the individual to become a skilled assistant working under the supervision of a physical therapist.  Check out our flyer.

Credential Opportunities


Application Deadline

The deadline is October 1 for applicants to be considered by the Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Selective Admissions Committee for entrance into the PTA program in the spring semester of the following year.

Length of Program

The program can be completed in five semesters. Students complete a minimum of one semester of classes prior to admission to four semesters of PTA program courses.

Admission Requirements

There are selective admissions requirements for this program.  You may also consult the WKCTC general admission requirements.

More Information

Please refer to frequently asked questions.
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The Physical Therapist Assistant program at West Kentucky Community and Technical College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email -; website:

The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at West Kentucky Community and Technical College is currently accredited through 2024.

Contact Information

To learn more about this program, or if you have a comment or complaint, please contact:

Peggy Block