Physical Therapist Assistant
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Physical Therapist Assistant

Physical Therapist Assistant

Physical Therapist Assistants provide physical therapy services under the direction and supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist. Employing the knowledge of the patient’s condition, the PTA performs hands-on treatments utilizing therapeutic exercises, manual therapy, pain relieving modalities and other functional activities. A PTA must use critical thinking and problem solving skills on a daily basis to treat a variety of patients of all ages and cultural backgrounds.

Physical Therapist Assistant occupational courses will be completed in four (4) semesters.


The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Chattahoochee Technical 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; email:;

If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please contact the Program Director at; telephone: 770-975-4083 or email: Aaron Freeman.


Instructor Aaron Freeman being interviewed
Meet Dr. Freeman
Aaron Freeman, PT, DPT – Program Director | Physical Therapy Assistant

Instructor Morgan Marcum being interviewed
Meet Ms. Marcum
Morgan Marcum, PTA – Clinical Coordinator | Physical Therapy Assisting


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Physical Therapist Assistant Associate of Applied Science Degree

Program Specifics

PTA Program Admission Information Fall 2024

PTA Admission Points Fall 2024

Physical Therapist Assistant Observation Hours Verification Form

Physical Therapist Assistant Application Information Sessions Fall 2024

ATI TEAS Testing

PTA Program Frequently Asked Questions

Program Outcome Data

Graduation Rate 2022-2023 (most recent 2 year average) = 94%

Licensure Exam Pass Rate 2021-2022 = 100%

Licensure Exam First Time Pass Rate 2021-2022 = 100%

Employment Rate: w/i 6 months of graduation 2021-2022 (most recent 2 year average) = 100%

Student Financial Fact Sheet 2023

Academic Advisement

Students should email an Academic Advisor assigned to Health Sciences with questions about admission criteria or to schedule an advisement appointment. For a list of Academic Advisors assigned to Health Sciences, visit the Office of Advisement webpage: Meet Our Advisors.

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