Admission Program Objective Code PTAP
State CIP Code 1351080601
The AS PTA program at Northwest Florida State College is currently pursuing accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).
Graduation from a physical therapist assistant education program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314; phone (703) 706-3245; email@example.com is necessary for eligibility to sit for the national licensure examination, which is required in all states.
Effective November 3, 2020, Northwest Florida State College has been granted Candidate for Accreditation status by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA, 22314; phone: 703-706-3245; email: firstname.lastname@example.org). If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 850-863-6511 or email email@example.com. Candidate for Accreditation is an accreditation status of affiliation with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education that indicates the program may matriculate students in technical/professional courses. Achievement of Candidate for Accreditation status does not assure that the program will be granted Initial Accreditation.
This program is a Selective Admission program subject to additional program policies. Policies are strictly enforced and students should work with a Student Success Navigator rather than self-advise. The admission criteria and process are subject to change; students should refer to the Selective Programs Admissions/Physical Therapist Assistant (AS) webpage for the most current information. All PTA technical courses are held at the Fort Walton Beach Campus and students are assigned to clinical practices at various healthcare facilities and outpatient clinics in the region.