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Physical Therapist Assistant Student Resources

The PTA degree does not prepare the student for other Physical Therapy degrees.

Physical Therapist Assistant Program

Under the Physical Therapist's direction, Physical Therapist Assistants treat patients through exercise, balance training, and other therapeutic interventions.
Applications are accepted until the Monday before Spring Semester graduation, to begin the program the following Fall Semester.
Please visit this page for more information regarding required courses needed prior to and during the PTA program.
PTA 198 and PTA 298 are required Internship courses. Please visit this page to learn more about these opportunities.

Resources To Help You Succeed

PTA Program Forms & Resources (Downloads)
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Learn more about the requirements of becoming a Physical Therapist Assistant, and view statistics of the expected student outcomes for the program.
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Find answers to frequently asked questions pertaining to the Physical Therapist Assistant program.

Program Accreditation

Students in Health, Recreation & Human Performance.

The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Brigham Young University-Idaho is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).
Address: 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085
Phone: (703) 706-3245

If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call Mark Coglianese at (208) 496-4687 or email

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.

The current Physical Therapist Assistant Program Financial Fact Sheet is available here.