Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)
The first step to beginning health career training at NOVA/MEC is to attend a mandatory Information Session.
Please note that the online information sessions contain program information for the current academic year only.
- Essential Functions
- Clinic Observation Hours Verification Form
- External Transcript Evaluation Process
- Request for Evaluation of Transcript Form
- International Transcript Evaluation Process
Important Note: Attending a face-to-face PTA Information Session is mandatory in the 12 months prior to applying to this program. The online presentation does NOT take the place of the in-person Information Session. You are required to include the code provided at the in-person session on your application as proof of completion.
It is important to arrive on time; otherwise, it will be necessary to attend another information session. Please do not bring children. Times are subject to change. Please check back for cancellations.
Note: PTA applications are no longer being accepted for Fall 2013. The PTA class and alternate list are now filled. Application submission for Fall 2014 will begin during the Spring 2014 semester.
|January 6, 2014||Noon - 2:00 p.m.||Room 256|
|February 10, 2014||Noon - 2:00 p.m.||Room 256|
|March 17, 2014||Noon - 2:00 p.m.||Room 256|
|April 7, 2014||Noon - 2:00 p.m.||Room 256|
|May 5, 2014||Noon - 2:00 p.m.||Room 256|
|June 2, 2014||Noon - 2:00 p.m.||Room 256|
|August 18, 2014||Noon - 2:00 p.m.||Room 256|
Phone: 703.822.6570, Medical Education Campus, Room 302
About the Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Program
The Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Program is a committed contributor to the physical therapy community of Northern Virginia. The program currently offers a two-year, full-time course of study. PTA majors develop their skills through classes, labs, field trips and clinical affiliations. Students gain a sense of personal and professional fulfillment in a career built around helping others recover from illness or injury. For those interested in a dynamic career in health care, physical therapy is a very rewarding choice.
Call 703.822.6570 for more information!