Physical Therapist Assistant
Bring Motion to Life as a Physical Therapist Assistant
As a selective admission program, the PTA program enrollment is limited to 16 students per year. Decision for admission is based on achievement of minimum academic criteria, residency and the quality of the applicant's credentials in relation to those of other applicants.
Physical Therapist Assistant program at Heartland Community 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: email@example.com. If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 309-268-8673 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
View the Physical Therapist Assistant's Program Statistics (PDF).
View the Physical Therapist Assistant's PTA Outcomes (PDF) summary data.
View the Physical Therapist Assistant's Assessment of Mission and Goals (PDF).
About the Physical Therapist Assistant Program
|Application process begins.||April 1|
|Application Deadline.||August 1|
|Supporting documentation due.||September 1|
|Applicants notified about admission.||November 15|
PTA Upcoming Events
We strongly recommend you attend one of these informational sessions. All information meetings are held at the main campus in Normal, IL.
Day Time Room
October 16, 2019
Nursing - ICB 1809
PTA - ICB 1703
Radiography - ICB 1710
Medical Assistant - ICB 1704
EMT/Paramedic - ICB 1812
Students applying for the 2020 Physical Therapist Assistant program must take the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS). To schedule the TEAS test, please log into your myHeartland account, click on Appointments, Allied Health, TEAS Testing. Check your myHeartland for email confirmation. Walk-ins are not permitted. A $58.00 fee must be paid by credit card at the time of testing. Study guides are available at www.atitesting.com or the Heartland Community College Library. Students may retake the TEAS one time within the application period. The highest grade within the application period will be used for evaluation. TEAS scores are valid for a period of two years.