Informational Sessions Available to Aspiring Physical Therapist Assistants
The physical therapist
assistant profession is a lucrative and rewarding career, and Hodges University
wants to assist interested individuals by offering informational sessions
focusing on its physical therapist assistant (PTA) program.
sessions will provide a general overview of what a career in PTA entails, 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,” said Dr. Cynthia Vaccarino, PTA program chair.
Students enrolled in
Hodges’ PTA program must complete one year of prerequisites prior to entering
the program. After a thorough evaluation process, eligible students will be
notified by their advisor to participate in an interview process. Only 20
students are accepted into the accelerated, one-year program each year.
In 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. April
18, May 24 and June 22, in the Stock Building, Room 221 on the Naples campus,
which is located at 2647 Professional Way, Naples, FL 34119.
Hodges’ PTA program is
accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
(CAPTE). The application for admittance into Hodges’ PTA program for 2018-2019
will open June 1, 2017.
To learn more about
Hodges’ PTA program, visit the School of Allied Health at www.hodges.edu/soah/. For more information, contact Cynthia Vaccarino at
firstname.lastname@example.org or call (239) 938-7718.
About the School of Allied Health:
The School of Allied Health 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.