PTA Program Overview

2338 Clock Hours/122 Quarter Credit Hours (The approximate time to complete the program will vary according to the start and end dates of a cohort and ranges from 23 – 24 months, including school and national holidays, breaks between terms, a two day break at Thanksgiving and a two-week break in December.)

Quarter Hours of Credit:  minimum 122 quarter hours of credit.

Scholarship requirements:  a final GPA of 2.0 for all units attempted at Stanbridge University is required to graduate. A minimum grade of C or ≥75% in each theory course, ≥ 80% in each lab course, and passing of all clinical education courses are also required to graduate.

Course Number and Title Classroom/ Lecture Clock HoursClinical Education Clock HoursLab Clock HoursTotal Credit HoursExternship HoursEligible for Credit Transfer
PTA 1001 Introduction to PTA320163 No
PTA 1002 Pathology48003 No
PTA 1003 PT through the Lifecycle400203 No
PTA 1004 Kinesiology400203 No
PTA 1005 Therapeutic Exercise 600305 No
PTA 1006 Procedures200403 No
PTA 1007 PTA Practice I150151 No
PTA 1008 Orthopedic Interventions480244 No
PTA 1009 Neurologic Interventions480244 No
PTA 1010 PTA Practice II480244 No
PTA 1011 Professional Issues200102 No
PTA 1012 Therapeutic Measurement and Testing300303 No
PTA 1013 Electrotherapy150151 No
PTA 1014 Modalities200282 No
PTA 1015 Documentation160142 No
PTA 1101 Term 1 Review24001 No
PTA 1102 Term 2 Review24001 No
PTA 1103 Term 3 Review24001 No
PTA 1104 Term 4 Review24001 No
PTA 1105 Program Review80005 No
PTA 2002 PTA Lab I001286 No
PTA 2003 PTA Lab II001125 No
PTA 2004 PTA Lab III001045 No
PTA 2010 Clinical Practicum016005 No
PTA 2030 Clinical Affiliation I024008 No
PTA 2040 Clinical Affiliation II024008 No
SCI 1020 Anatomy and Physiology11005813 No
ENG 1010 College Writing I 40004 Yes
PSY 1004 Psychology40004 Yes
ENG 1045 Public Speaking40004 Yes
HUM 1020 World Religions40004 Yes
MATH 1020 Statistics40004 Yes
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