Information for Students
The Physical Therapist Assistant Program seeks to admit twenty-four students each academic year. The deadline for applications is February 1st for the following August. Minimal eligibility requirements for the PTA program are listed at the following address: http://www.sunyorange.edu/admissions/health_professions/index.html
Anyone with questions regarding the criteria for admissions should contact the Admissions Office, (845) 341-4030 (firstname.lastname@example.org). All students accepted into the program are required to attend an orientation program before the beginning of classes in the Fall (date to be announced).
PTA Student Handbooks
The curriculum of the PTA program is rigorous. It includes course work in biological, physical and social sciences; humanities; physical therapy technical courses; laboratory instruction on campus; supervised clinical experience and instruction in health care facilities located within many counties of New York (Orange, Sullivan, Dutchess, Ulster, Putnam, Rockland, Westchester, and Albany: and New York City); Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Connecticut. Graduates of the two year program receive an A.A.S. Degree in Physical Therapist Assisting and are eligible to sit for the national boards.
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