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
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

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 submit it with your PTA Application.
Posted: 03/27/2012 10:58 am