Physical Therapist Assistant

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View the PTA Prospective Applicant Information Session from Tuesday 12/8/20


The PTA Department has transitioned to a fully electronic application process.

The application cycle for Fall 2023 admissions will open in February 2023.  The application window will be from 2/15/23 - 4/17/23.  Electronic applications received between February 15 and April 17 will be considered for admission into the PTA Program.

*Applications will be due on Monday, April 17, 2023 by 11:59 pm (Pacific Daylight Time, PDT)**

Please check the "Application Information" tab in January 2023 for updated and detailed instructions on how to submit your PTA application.

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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. 

Accreditation Status

The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Cerritos College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085; telephone: (703) 706-3245; e-mail: ; website:  If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call (562) 860-2451 ext 2550 or e-mail

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