Health Professions Physical Therapist Assistant Program Pathway

The Certificate of Applied Science in Health Professions: Physical Therapist Assistant Pathway is designed to provide the student with the opportunity to develop technical skills for entry-level positions in health care as well as providing basic courses necessary to pursue further study or seek admission to selective enrollment programs in specialty areas.  For further information, contact Stephanie Dotson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 304-929-5036.   If admitted to the PTA Program:

Third Semester PTA Core: 15
Fourth Semester PTA Core: 14
Clinical Components & Capstone: 12
Total Credit for Program Completion: 71

Total Certificate Hours: 30

REQUIRED COURSES

Number Title Hours
ENGL 101 Composition 3
Math 101 or Math 109
General Mathematics or Algebra
3
COSC 101 or BUSN 130  Microsoft Office Applications 3
PSYC 103
General Psychology
3
BIOL 231 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 3
BIOL 233L Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lab 1
  First Semester Hours 16

 

Number Title Hours
ENGL 102
Research
3
BIOL 232
Human Anatomy and Physiology II
3
BIOL 234L
Human and Anatomy and Physiology II Lab
1
MAST 105
Medical Terminology
3
BIOL 205 Kinesiology 3
BIOL 206L Kinesiology Lab 1
  Second Semester Hours 14

 

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Student’s attending New River CTC summer session may submit their Summer Financial Aid Application now. Go to www.newriver.edu, quick links, financial aid, financial aid forms, and summer application. Please submit the application to your local New River CTC Office of Financial Aid on or before April 28, 2017.