Physical Therapist Assistant
Welcome to the Physical Therapist Assistant Department
To apply to the Physical Therapist Assistant Program, please create an account with CastleBranch. 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
Attention PTA Applicants - Whether you attend an In-Person Information Session or did the On-Line Session. Completion of the On-Line post test under the "Verification" tab is required. Print and sign the PTHA Information Session Completion form and upload it to your Castle Branch account using the code UL81im.
Posted: 09/01/2017 11:11 am

All students wanting to apply to a Health Science Program should start their application by uploading their immunization record to Castle Branch. Use Package Code UL64im. Immunizations and other documentation will be required prior to applications being accepted at the Eastview and Round Rock Campuses. For assistance with this new process, please call Health Sciences at 512-223-5700.
Posted: 09/01/2017 11:11 am

To apply to the Physical Therapist Assistant program, please upload your application supporting documents to Castle Branch with code UL81im.
Posted: 09/01/2017 11:11 am