The Physical Therapist Assistant Program is approved by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education of the American Physical Therapy Association. Graduates of the program will be able to sit for the licensure test given by the Texas State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. The licensure test is the responsibility of the graduate. Some travel might be required for clinical education outside of San Antonio. The student is responsible for travel to clinical education sites, including travel outside San Antonio.
All physical therapy courses must be taken in sequence and can be taken only in the semester listed. All prerequisite courses and all courses required within the listed curriculum must be passed with a “C” or higher. ENGL 1301, BIOL 2401, PHYS 1305, and MATH 1314 must be completed prior to application to the Program. BIOL 2402 must be completed before enrolling in the professional phase of the Program. Meeting minimal requirements does not guarantee acceptance into the Program because of limited class size.