Application Now Available for Hodges University’s Physical Therapist Assistant Program
interested in earning a degree as a physical therapist assistant may now apply
to Hodges University’s Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program for
who apply now
through September 30
will be evaluated for acceptance. Students enrolled in Hodges’ PTA program must
complete one year of prerequisites prior to entering the program. After a
thorough evaluation process, eligible students are selected by their advisor to
participate in an interview process. Only 20 students are accepted into the
accelerated, one-year program each year.
1+1 accelerated program requiring prerequisites in the first year and core
program in the second means students are graduating at the end of the second
year and are out in the field working and earning money before students in
other PTA programs in the area,” said Dr. Cynthia Vaccarino, PTA program chair.
individuals who are interested but want more information about the program,
Hodges’ School of Health Sciences is offering three informational sessions,
which will provide a general overview of what a career in PTA entails. The
sessions will also be an opportunity for faculty to explain “why students
should enroll in Hodges’ PTA program, what are the requirements needed to apply
as well as answer any questions attendees may have about Hodges University and
our program,” she said.
addition to information about the PTA program, individuals will also learn
about available scholarship opportunities. The sessions will be held from
5:00-6:00 p.m. July 18, August 17 and September 14, in the Stock Building, Room
221 on the Naples campus, which is located at 2647 Professional Way, Naples, FL
PTA program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical
Therapy Education (CAPTE).
learn more about Hodges’ PTA program, visit the School of Health Sciences at www.hodges.edu/soah/. For more
information, contact Cynthia Vaccarino at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (239)
the School of Health Sciences:
The School of Health Sciences at Hodges University provides a number of
high-quality undergraduate and graduate degrees and certificate programs to
prepare students for entry into the exciting professional world of healthcare.