Physical Therapist Assistant Program


Application

Applications are accepted until the Monday before Spring Semester graduation, to begin the following Fall Semester.

Courses

It is recommended that you complete at least 1 semester with 12 credit hours or more before applying to the program. Please visit this page for more information regarding required courses needed prior and during the PTA program.

Internships

PTA 198 and PTA 298 are required Internship courses. Please visit this page to learn more about these opportunities.

Accreditation

The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Brigham Young University-Idaho is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org.  If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call Mark Coglianese at 208-496-4687 or email coglianesem@byui.edu.

We are dedicated to maintaining our accreditation status and remaining compliant with CAPTE policy and procedure.  

Graduation from a PTA program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education is necessary for eligibility to sit for the licensure exam.  This examination is a requirement for licensure in all states.