What will I learn?
The Associate of Applied Science degree prepares you to serve as a PTA within five semesters. The program is offered 2-2 ½ days per week except during the clinical experiences, which occur in the third and fifth semester.
Clinical experiences are scheduled for 40 hours per week and placement is typically anywhere in southern Colorado. Learning experiences include lecture and interactive lab opportunities in a spacious lab with state-of-the-art equipment.
The two-year average employment rate for PTA program graduates of 2019 and 2020 is 100%. The graduation rate of admitted PTA students for 2019 was 95% and for 2020 is 95.2%, for a two-year average graduation rate of 95.1%. The two-year first-time pass rate average on the National PTA exam for the classes of 2019 and 2020 is 76.9%. The ultimate pass rate average on the National PTA exam for the classes of 2019 and 2020 is 87.1%.