Information Sessions: Strongly Recommended for Anyone Applying to thePTAProgram
In order to assist in your learning more about physical therapy as a career and the particular requirements of our program,you are strongly encouraged to attend an information session. No reservations are needed.These sessions are held on theLone StarCollegeMontgomerycampus.

Dr. Renee Pruitt and PTA studentsTopics tobe discussed:

  • The profession of physical therapy & the roleofthePTA
  • Requirements for admission to the PTA program at LSC-Montgomery
  • Timetable for the application & admission process
  • Preparing yourself for application

Information Session Dates

Thurs., January 15, 2015 12:30 - 2:00 p.m. B-102
Thurs., February 19, 2015 12:30 - 2:00 p.m. B-102
Thurs., March 19, 2015 12:30 - 2:00 p.m. B-102
Thurs., April 16, 2015 12:30 - 2:00 p.m. B-102

Important Dates:

March 2, 2015

PSB Health Occupations Aptitude Exam is open for students to begin testing at the LSC-Montgomery Campus only.

April 13, 2015

Applications available online on the LSC-Montgomery PTA website Apply now!

May 15, 2015

Last date to take the PSB Health Occupations Aptitude Exam.

May 20, 2015

Deadline to apply online and turn in all documentation (including printed and signed application and score sheet) to the B120 office suite by 4:00 p.m.

June 22, 2015

Interviews for the top applicants for the PTA program.

July 29, 2015

Mandatory Orientation for accepted students is from 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

PTA Program Informational PowerPoint

Licensure and Accreditation

In order to practice as a physical therapist assistant (PTA), a person must be licensed by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. To take the PTA licensing exam, a person must be a graduate of a PTA educational program which is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education. The program received re-accreditation in April 2007. For more information, go to or contact the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education, 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314-1488, 703.684.2782

The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Lone Star College-Montgomery is accreditedby the Commission on Accreditationin Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE),1111 N. Fairfax St., Alexandria, VA 22314-1488; telephone:703.684.2782; email:;website:

CAPTE Program Outcomes Data

Lone Star College-Montgomery PTA Program Student Outcome Data based on CAPTE AAR submitted inFall 2014 for 2013-2014 Academic Year

  • Graduation Rate: This rate is calculated according to the CAPTE formula required in the AAR (which is consistent with the formula used by the federal Integrated Post-secondary Education Data System) for the class of 2011, 2012, and 2013.
  • Licensure Rate: This rate is published by the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy
  • Employment Rate: This rate is the % of graduates who were employed as PTAs within six months of passing the licensure examination
  • Class Year Graduation Rate Licensure Rate Employment Rate
    2011 87.5% 100% 100%
    2012 84.6% 100% 100%
    2013 84% 100% 100%
    2014 80% 100% 100%

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