The PTA program starts once a year in the fall. This is a full-time program. Classes take place any time between 7a.m. and 5p.m.,  and takes two years to complete. During the last quarter of the curriculum, students will be placed in full-time clinical rotations for 40 hours a week.

Please see Costs and Requirements for further information. 

CourseCredit and Grade Requirements
Anatomy and Physiology 1, (AP 103 or BIOL& 241)*  5 Credit course. Minimum 2.5 GPA required.  
Anatomy and Physiology 2, (AP 104 or BIOL& 242)*   5 Credit course. Minimum 2.5 GPA required.
English Composition, (ENGL& 101) 5 Credit course. Minimum 2.5 GPA required.
Communications Course (CMST100, or &210, or &220, or &230 or &238  5 Credit course. Minimum GPA Required: 2.5. Only 1 communications course is needed.
College level Math Course, (Any college level math course excluding technical math) (5) Credit course. Minimum GPA Required: 2.5 Any of these courses will satisfy the requirement: Math 106, Math 107, Math 146, Math 141, Math 142, Math 151, Math 152, Math 153, Math 171. For a complete list, contact the Health Occupations Advisor.  


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Contact & Location

For more information or to make an appointment, please contact us at:

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    Anna Neil, PTA
    PTA Program Faculty
    253-561-1486 (text or call)

Accreditation Information

Physical Therapist Assistant program at Green River College 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
If needing to contact the program/institution directly:
please call
 253-833-9111 ext. 4343 or email