Physical Therapist Assistant
Welcome to the Physical Therapist Assistant Department
Due to Legislative mandates, program changes have been made effective for Fall 2015. Please review each page carefully to the left. Contact Health Sciences at 512-223-5700 if you have any questions.

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.

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The program received re-accreditation in April 2009.


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Department Announcements
Effective 7/24/15, Health Science will be suspending acceptance of all applications while we transition to a new system. We anticipate being able to begin accepting new applications for Spring semester and later starting on or around September 15. Please watch announcements for further information.
Posted: 07/24/2015 4:02 pm

Due to Legislative mandates, program changes were made and have been posted for Fall 2015.
Posted: 04/29/2015 11:41 am

All immunizations must be complete at the time of application.
Posted: 08/23/2014 3:46 pm