Physical therapy student working on student

Areas of Practice

Hospitals
Schools/pediatrics
Geriatrics
Cardio/Pulmonary Care
Wound & Burn Care
Sports Medicine
Long-Term Rehabilitation
Home Health

PTA in13 months

After completing the general education and technical support courses and being accepted into the PTA program.

Application Process


Acceptance to the technical portion of the Physical Therapist Assistant Program is based on total points.  The primary points are based on your composite ACT score and Grade Point Average in your prerequisite courses.  It is extremely competitive.

If you will complete your prerequisite courses in May, submit your application by March 15 to be considered for the class that begins in the summer semester.

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What is a Physical Therapist Assistant?

A professional who works under the supervision of registered Physical Therapist.
Earns an Associate in Applied Science Degree from an accredited program and passes the state licensure board exam upon graduation.

Why NEO?

INDIVIDUAL ATTENTION
We only accept 15 each year so your instructors will know who you are and will go out of their way to help you be successful.
Our classes combine hands-on experience lab with lecture so you have the opportunity to learn by doing and testing your new skills.
Want more information? Please email the Program Director, Sidney Morgan at samorgan@neo.edu.

ACCREDITATION

The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone:  703-706-3245; email:  accreditation@apta.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org. 

Physical therapy student in practice