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mbart in Cranford, New Jersey

Updated 18 months ago

PTA - 4 Replies

Hello, Is there anyone who graduated from or currently in the PTA program at essex county college in Newark,NJ. I finished my pre reqs and have some...

Adam Avinger in Shreveport, Louisiana

SoCal PTA's - Im planning a move!

Okay so my parents, and my wife's parents health are in decline. They all live in SoCal, so it looks like my wife and I will be moving that way...

mbart in Cranford, New Jersey

Updated 18 months ago

Union County College NJ PTA program? - 3 Replies

I have decided to apply to UCC's PTA program for Spring 2014. They give priority to students who have all pre-reqs done, next are students who will...

HaliOzz in Mannford, Oklahoma

What were some frequently asked questions during the interview process?

I recently applied for the PTA at Tulsa Community College in Tulsa, Oklahoma. (Fingers crossed I get accepted!) Part of the scoring criteria is based...

John in Fairfield, Connecticut

Job Finding Anxiety

Ok, I am currently located in CT, and a friend of mine wants to move with ny with me after I take the pta licesure exam in july. I'm prepared to get...

ILP in Omaha, Nebraska

Updated 18 months ago

Going into PTA immediaetly after HS? - 10 Replies

So I'm currently a high school senior and I've been interested in going into a PTA program at a local community college near me, would it be smart to...

eljae in Burbank, California

Updated 18 months ago


We will be forming a group study online and maybe meet sometime in the future before we take the exam.If you are interested please let me know. you...

SW23 in Jacksonville, Florida

Updated 19 months ago

PTA Program at IRSC (Indian River State College) - 3 Replies

Hello to all! I am planning to try and get principles of physics and medical terminology done in the spring of next year to be able to apply to the...

pta2014 in Oceanside, California

Updated 19 months ago

When do I receive my license? - 4 Replies

I passed my board exam and law exam 6 weeks ago and tried calling the PT Board but it's a useless automated system that has the same info the website...

FuturePTAJeff in Los Angeles, California

Seeking career/schooling advice for future CA PTA

I have been a lurker on this forum for a while now and would love to get in contact with a few PTA's, preferably located in CA who can answer some...

denise m in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Updated 19 months ago

Starting first job as a P.T.A. what should I expect? - 6 Replies

I recently got my PTA license after being out of school for quite awhile. I am nervous about getting my first job. I feel that I will not remeber...

manbesam martinez in Tampa, Florida

Updated 20 months ago

Graduating undergrad soon. Clarification needed. - 1 Reply

Hello, I am interested in going into this field, but I have no idea where to begin. Im trying to make this as brief as possible but Im currently...

PTAgirl in San Rafael, California

Updated 20 months ago

Is it typical for PTA's (physical therapist assistants) to stay late to finish up paperwork? - 3 Replies

I'm wondering what to expect in the work environment regarding paperwork. Obviously, the facility one works for will play a role in dictating whether...

Smith in San Marcos, Texas

Updated 21 months ago

Any knows schools to stay away from? - 4 Replies

Hi, I'm planning to enroll in PTA asap and I'm trying to choose a school. Has anyone had a really bad experience at any of the accredited schools?...

T Bol in San Diego, California

Updated 21 months ago

Is there an accredited online PTA school? - 1 Reply

I am very interested in becoming a PTA. I am 20 years old and work 40+ hours a week. M-F 8-5 basically, so I really have no time to go to college and...

Matt PTA Student in Mobile, Alabama

Updated 21 months ago

PTA student starting soon - 9 Replies

Would anyone like to share some helpful info/words of wisdom that might be useful to me as I begin the program? Maybe something you wish you knew...

bluelineman in Melbourne, Florida

Brevard (FL) Home health PTA salary

Anybody know the typical pay for full time home health PTA's in Brevard county Florida? I am new to the area. Also, any recommendations on companies...

LoriS in Tucson, Arizona

Updated 21 months ago

PTA or OTA - 2 Replies

Down here the local CC does not have and OTA or PTA's only at Pima Medical Institute or Brown Mackie. Both are incredibly expensive....

Graycl in Melbourne, Florida

Updated 21 months ago

Possible to be a PTA with social anxiety...? - 8 Replies

I am considering becoming a PTA. I like the idea of being able to help people, to do something physical rather than sit at a desk, and to have a...

vk in San Francisco, California

Updated 22 months ago

question regarding california PTA license - 98 Replies

I passed my PTA exam and the California Law exam recently and wonder if anyone in this forum would know how long should one wait for the PTA license?

AZ PTA in Bellbrook, Ohio

PTA job opportunities in Phoenix, AZ

Hi, Does anyone know the PTA job prospects in Phoenix AZ? I am considering going back to school for PTA. I live in OH but am moving to AZ next...

Tarin in Flushing, New York

Updated 22 months ago

Looking pta preparation school in ny - 1 Reply

Hi my all friends recently i got my pta exam result . It was my 1st attempt . I was very close to pass marks .Please help me if someone knows any pta...

Tarin in Flushing, New York

Best Per Diem Agencies in NYC or Queens?

Hey guys, maybe you can help me out. I've been working as a PTA for almost 2 years in the New York City area. I'm working full time in an outpatient...

Bethany_Suzanne in Vandalia, Ohio

STNA work as a PTA student?

Hello everyone! I am about to begin with the prerequisites for the PTA program at Sinclair Community College, Dayton, OH. I am currently halfway...

homosassa girl in Homosassa, Florida

Updated 22 months ago

Is physical therapy assistant a good career? - 3 Replies

I have a bachelor's degree in business and have been working in my field for the last 8 years. After some self-evaluation, I realized that I really...

knightalum412 in Melbourne, Florida

Travel PTA Companies in FLORIDA

I know this is a broad spectrum but I am starting PTA school this Fall and I am looking for "traveling PTA companies" that I can call to speak to a...

Anna in Northbrook, Illinois

PTA program at Oakton college in Des Plaines IL

Does anybody know how difficult is PTA program at Oakton college in Des Plaines IL? I just got accepted, and will be starting this Fall. I also still...

Jaidee in Milford, New Hampshire

I want to be a PTA, but I need to work during school.

I really want to go back to school and become a PTA. I have rent, a car payment, and bills to pay. I don't have any family to help. I think I will be...

PTAgirl in San Anselmo, California

Updated 23 months ago

Bay Area SJ/MV/Fremont/Milpitas Area PTAs - NEED SOME INFO - 4 Replies

So all of my family has basically, over the last 10 years, relocated to the Bay Area. I was wondering if any PTAs in this area can give me a...

PTA new grad in Wichita, Kansas

employment opportunities for new grads

I graduate from an accredited PTA program at the end of July and am having a hard time finding companies that want to hire new grads. Any advice on...

Charity Jacks in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 24 months ago

Chattahoochee Tech College in GA - PTA program? - 5 Replies

Has anyone gone through or happens to know anyone who has gone through the PTA program here? I'm thinking of applying. Would love any insight.

reneegavin in Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania

Opinions on different fields

Can anyone out there working as a PTA give me opinons on the different settings available to PTAs? I have a friend who works in nursing homes and...

reneegavin in Lehighton, Pennsylvania

Physical fitness tips for student beginning PTA program

Hello everyone! I start the PTA program next week and am very excited! However, I really need to get into shape! Currently, I walk quite a bit and...

april in Kailua, Hawaii

Updated 24 months ago

PIMA Medical Institute - 80 Replies

I am looking for any type of feed back on this school. I have searched the internet and cannot find any. Is there anyone out there that can tell me...

Davey in Austin, Texas

Updated 24 months ago

Austin, TX PTA pay for SNF setting - 4 Replies

Hi everyone! I currently work for a SNF near Phoenix, AZ, and am considering a transfer to Austin, TX with the same company. I have researched pay...

Calidancerette in Tracy, California

Updated 24 months ago

Carrington College PTA program - 119 Replies

I would like anybody and everybody's option. There is a PTA program the Carrington College formally known as Western Career College and they are...

reneegavin in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania

OK to do this with degenerative discs in neck

Hello everyone, I was accepted into the PTA program at a local college and am due to start next fall. I was having some chronic headaches and...

patrickdesu in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 25 months ago

Is PTA a good field to get into? - 2 Replies

I'm currently a freshman at unlv and I need to declare my major soon. I'm stuck between radiation therapy and physical therapy assistant. The aspect...

PTAgirl in Corte Madera, California

Updated 25 months ago

Topics: Job Saturation and ACA phasing out PTA's - 1 Reply

Alright, I'm from Ohio and I've read a lot of forum topics on job saturation and PTA jobs being phased out. I want and need a career like oxygen. Is...

notsure2014 in Dayton, Ohio

Any PT Aide/Rehab aide or tech positions in Dayton or Columbus???

Have not found anything thus far. I'm taking prereqs for PTA program at Sinclair Community College in Dayton.

PTAgirl in Corte Madera, California

Updated 25 months ago


Hello, I graduated from uc davis with a bachelor of science in psychology. I find this degree useless and want to get back into school. My GPA is...

homosassa girl in Homosassa, Florida

Updated 25 months ago

PTA vs. OTA, which is more desirable in a pediatric setting? - 1 Reply

Hello all, I am considering applying to the PTA program at a local community college. I have done a ton of research, and I have been working on...

Heather Lopez in Arlington, Texas

Updated 25 months ago

Females and Home Health - 7 Replies

Hi there, This is a question for all the ladies in the house, specifically those who have worked in the field of home health as a PTA. Simple...

Adrienne Anglin in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Updated 25 months ago

Virginia Study Partner - 3 Replies

Hello, just moved to Suffolk VA and looking for a study partner or tutor or even a review class locally! If you have any information to any of the...

Courtney in Hampton, Virginia

Updated 25 months ago

Should I apply to a PTA program although I injured my back during my teenage years? - 1 Reply

Hello everyone, I have been considering applying to a physical therapy assistant program but have been hesitant because I injured my back when I was...

Courtney in Hampton, Virginia

Updated 25 months ago

PTA and Vasovagal Syncope - 3 Replies

I am getting ready to apply to PTA school. I have done around 40 observation hours in an outpatient facility. I just now started my inpatient...

smg07 in elkhart, Indiana

Updated 25 months ago

Brown Mackie South Bend PTA Program - 5 Replies

Hi everyone, I am moving to South Bend, Indiana because my husband is attending graduate school there. I want to do my PTA schooling while he is...

faf0501 in Houston, Texas

Updated 26 months ago

Physical therapy assistant - 3 Replies

Hello everyone ! I am 19 years old and I have a 3 month old baby, I need 3 courses to obtain my AS. I would like to be a PTA, but meanwhile I need a...

trainer99 in Kittery, Maine

Updated 26 months ago

Is CSCS worth it for a PTA - 5 Replies

I have my bachelors degree in exercise science with a backgtound in strength and conditioning and I'm working towards an associates of applied...

dee in Garden Grove, California

Updated 26 months ago

how saturated is this field in Orange California region? - 3 Replies

Does anyone in the Orange California area know how the field is right now? Is it even more saturated? Harder to find a job compared to a few years...

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