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.


The program received re-accreditation in April 2009.

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Department Announcements
Petitions for PTHA 1409 for the Spring of 2015 are now closed. Please check back to this site in February for further information about the Summer 2015 petitions.
Posted: 12/03/2014 2:55 pm

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

Due to legislative mandates, we anticipate curriculum changes in the Fall 2015 Semester. Please check back to this website regularly for updates to admissions processes.
Posted: 07/15/2014 10:20 am