Physical Therapist Assistant


The Physical Therapist Assistant is a skilled technical health worker who performs physical therapy interventions under the direction of a Physical Therapist. This program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education of the American Physical Therapy Association. 

Application information

*Please note: Incomplete application and transcript evaluation will not be accepted.  Please open and read each link to view the entire application process.

Accreditation Status

The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Cerritos College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314-1488; telephone: 703-706-3245; e-mail: accreditation@apta.org ; website: http://www.capteonline.org.  If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call (562) 860-2451 ext 2550 or e-mail jbathke@cerritos.edu .

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