Physical Therapist Assistant
Welcome to the Physical Therapist Assistant Department
To apply to the Physical Therapist Assistant Program, please create an account with Castle Branch (formerly Certified Profile). You will need to use code UL64im and upload your immunizations. Then when you are ready to upload your documents, you will use code UL81im.


The Physical Therapist Assistant is an important member of the dynamic profession of physical therapy. Physical therapist assistants work under the direction and supervision of the Physical Therapist to rehabilitate people from injury or disease by improving mobility, relieving pain, and preventing further injury. The Physical Therapist Assistant participates as a member of the healthcare team to make it possible for patients to participate in life to its fullest.


The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Austin Community College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314; telephone 703-706-3245; email:; website:

To make public comments about the PTA program, current PTA students, or PTA graduates, contact the Department Chair, Jose Milan, at or through CAPTE at

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Department Announcements
The deadline to request permission to enroll in PTHA 1409 for Fall 2017 has been extended to May 18th.
Posted: 05/03/2017 4:47 pm

NOTE: The PTA application deadline for starting Fall 2017 has been extended to May 18th. Please call 512-223-5700 or 223-0220 for any questions about this program.
Posted: 03/29/2017 1:53 pm

All students that have not been accepted into an ACC Health Sciences program should declare Associate of Science in Pre-Health Sciences for their major. Once accepted into a program, the students major will be updated.
Posted: 06/20/2016 5:20 pm