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Physical Therapist Assistant


Contact :

Lisa Bradley Director
(620) 423-3349

Trudy Hansen Clinical Coordinator
(620) 423-3411

Fax: 620-423-3336











Please Note: Starting with the next application period (2015), College Algebra will be a prerequisite for the PTA Program. This replaces Applied Math and Intermediate Algebra



















THANK YOU for your interest in the Labette Community College Physical Therapist Assistant Program. This program emphasizes a hands-on approach to PTA training which will effectively prepare the student to enter the healthcare workforce.

Physical Therapist Assistants are in high demand.                   

Start your career today in a well-paying, patient-oriented career! 


Graduating Class of 2014

Application to the Program

Applications are accepted on a yearly basis for the fall semester.  Applications are typically due in mid-March and the selection/interview process conducted from April to May with acceptance letters sent in May.  Please refer to the application packet on the left-hand column for more details.

What courses do I need in order to apply for admission to the program?
Students applying for admission to the PTA program should have completed or be currently enrolled in the following courses at the time of their application:

Course Number Course Title Hours
ENGL 101 Composition I 3
COMM 101 Fundamentals of Speech 3
PSYC 101 General Psychology 3
PSYC 201 Developmental Psychology 3
MATH 115 College Algebra 3
BIOL 130 Anatomy & Physiology (with lab) 5
OTEC 124 Medical Terminology 3
    Computer Elective 3
Total General Education Requirement 26

 Courses must be completed successfully by the end of the spring 2015 semester  

What are the other requirements for applying for admission to the PTA program?

  1. Minimum GPA 2.5 in all prerequisite coursework
  2. TEAS assessment test
  3. Completion of LCC Physical Therapist Assistant application, including:
    • Letter of application
    • Letters of reference (3)
    • Transcripts
    • Documentation of minimum of 24 hours of observation, volunteer service or work experience in a Physical Therapy Department (see application packet for details).
    • Additional materials (see application packet for details).

*Note:  The TEAS is a proctored exam and you must register to take it.    It is required for your application to the PTA Program to be considered complete.  Exam dates will be posted for the class beginning in August 2015.  Contact Hannah Jack at 620-820-1157 or for details.


Accreditation Information

The Physical Therapist Assistant program at Labette Community College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email:; website:

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