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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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

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