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2011 graduate pass rate:  79%

3 year ultimate pass rate (2008-2010):  91.38%

2011 pass rate for the National Physical Therapist Assistant Exam:  89%

Employment rate for those graduates in 2011 who passed the board exam and pursued employment:  100%

Percentage of students who applied who were accepted into the program:  65%

Please visit the Federation of the State Board of Physical Therapy to compare Penn State University, Hazleton Campus with other programs within the state.



The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at the Pennsylvania State University, Hazleton Campus 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


Contact Information

Dr. Rosemarie Petrilla
PTA Program Coordinator
Phone: 570-450-3042
Email: rxp21@psu.edu